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PREFERRED TERM
Byssus  
DEFINITION
  • A 19th century fabric, a kind of gros de Tours, with weft effect, used for dresses.
BROADER CONCEPT
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
  • Simpson, John; Weiner, Edmund (eds). The Oxford English Dictionary. Oxford : Clarendon Press ; Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1989. [www.oed.com]; Roberts A., Edward. A Comprehensive Etymological Dictionary of the Spanish Language with Families of Words Based on Indo-European Roots. Bloomington: Xlibris, 2014.
IN OTHER LANGUAGES
Byssus

French

Soie marine
Bysse
Soie de mer
Bisso

Italian

Biso

Spanish

URI
http://data.silknow.org/vocabulary/830
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