Meaning of “silk” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “silk” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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silknoun [ U ]

us /sɪlk/

a smooth, shiny cloth made from a thread produced by a type of caterpillar (= small, tube-shaped insect), or the thread itself:

a silk shirt

(Definition of “silk” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)