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A sheer, stiff fabric of silk or synthetic material used for trim, neckwear, and evening dresses.

[Probably after Organzi (Urganch), a city of western Uzbekistan.]
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(Textiles) a thin stiff fabric of silk, cotton, nylon, rayon, etc
[C20: perhaps related to organzine]
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(ɔrˈgæn zə)

n., pl. -zas.
a sheer, plain-weave fabric with a crisp finish, used for evening dresses, trimmings, etc.
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Noun1.organza - a fabric made of silk or a silklike fabric that resembles organdy
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
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[ɔːˈgænzə] Norganza f, organdí m de seda
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nOrganza m
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