Definition of gossamer noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    gossamer

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈɡɑsəmər//
     
    [uncountable]
     
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  1. 1the very fine thread made by spiders
  2. 2(literary) any very light, delicate material a gown of gossamer silk the gossamer wings of a dragonfly
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