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A soft twilled fabric of silk or of a blend of silk and rayon.

[French surat, after Surat.]
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(Textiles) a twill-weave fabric of silk or rayon, used for dresses, blouses, etc
[C19: from the French pronunciation of Surat]
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(ˈsʊər ə)

a soft, lustrous, twilled fabric of silk, wool, or synthetic fiber.
[1880–85; appar. variant of Surat]
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