organza definition by Webster's New World
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a thin, stiff fabric of rayon, silk, etc., used for bridal gowns, as underlining for sheer fabrics, etc.
Origin: ; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps organzine
organza definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A sheer, stiff fabric of silk or synthetic material used for trimming, neckwear, or evening dresses.
Origin: Probably after Organzi (Urganch), a city of western Uzbekistan.