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Definition of satin adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

satin

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈsætɪn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsætn//
 
 
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[only before noun] having the smooth shiny appearance of satin The paint has a satin finish. Word Origin late Middle English: via Old French from Arabic zaytūnī ‘of Tsinkiang’, a town in China.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: satin

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