peau de soie[pō′ də swä′]
peau de soie definition by Webster's New World
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a soft, rich silk or rayon cloth with a dull, satiny finish
Origin: French literally , skin of silk
peau de soie definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A soft silk fabric of satin weave having a dull finish.
Origin: French : peau, skin + de, of + soie, silk.