The definition of gauze is a thin, loosely woven material.(noun)
An example of gauze is the material used for dressing cuts.
See gauze in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr gaze < Sp gasa < Ar ḳazz, raw silk < Pers käž
See gauze in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: French gaze
Origin: , possibly from Spanish gasa (from Arabic qazz, raw silk, possibly from Persian kazh).
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