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moire (n.)

"watered silk," 1650s, from French moire (17c.); see mohair. As an adjective, moiré "having the appearance of watered silk," it is attested from 1823.

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Definitions of moire from WordNet
1
moire (n.)
silk fabric with a wavy surface pattern;
Synonyms: watered-silk
2
moire (adj.)
(of silk fabric) having a wavelike pattern;
Synonyms: watered
From wordnet.princeton.edu