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sarsenet (n.)

also sarcenet, type of fine soft silk fabric, late 14c., from Anglo-French sarzinett (Old French sarrasinet), probably a diminutive (with -et) of Sarasin, Sarazin "Saracen," meaning Turkish or Arab (see Saracen). Compare Old French drap sarrasinois, Medieval Latin pannus saracenius.

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Definitions of sarsenet

sarsenet (n.)
a fine soft silk fabric often used for linings;
Synonyms: sarcenet
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