Definition of Silky

Silky superl. means: Of or pertaining to silk; made of, or resembling, silk; silken; silklike; as, a silky luster.

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Silky superl. means: Of or pertaining to silk; made of, or resembling, silk; silken; silklike; as, a silky luster.

Meaning of Silky

Silky (superl.) means: Of or pertaining to silk; made of, or resembling, silk; silken; silklike; as, a silky luster.

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Silky (superl.): Hence, soft and smooth; as, silky wine.

Silky (superl.): Of or pertaining to silk; made of, or resembling, silk; silken; silklike; as, a silky luster.

Serricated (a.): Covered with fine silky down.

Byssine (a.): Made of silk; having a silky or flaxlike appearance.

Marikina (n.): A small marmoset (Midas rosalia); the silky tamarin.

Silkiness (n.): The quality or state of being silky or silken; softness and smoothness.

Silky (superl.): Covered with soft hairs pressed close to the surface, as a leaf; sericeous.

Silkweed (n.): Any plant of the genera Asclepias and Acerates whose seed vessels contain a long, silky down; milkweed.

Pharmacolite (n.): A hydrous arsenate of lime, usually occurring in silky fibers of a white or grayish color.

Halotrichite (n.): An iron alum occurring in silky fibrous aggregates of a yellowish white color.

Spitz dog (): A breed of dogs having erect ears and long silky hair, usually white; -- called also Pomeranian dog, and louploup.

Methysticin (n.): A white, silky, crystalline substance extracted from the thick rootstock of a species of pepper (Piper methysticum) of the South Sea Islands; -- called also kanakin.

Cudweed (n.): A small composite plant with cottony or silky stem and leaves, primarily a species of Gnaphalium, but the name is now given to many plants of different genera, as Filago, Antennaria, etc.; cottonweed.

Hair-salt (n.): A variety of native Epsom salt occurring in silky fibers.

Amianthus (n.): Earth flax, or mountain flax; a soft silky variety of asbestus.

Velutinous (a.): Having the surface covered with a fine and dense silky pubescence; velvety; as, a velutinous leaf.

Sericite (n.): A kind of muscovite occuring in silky scales having a fibrous structure. It is characteristic of sericite schist.

Sericeous (a.): Of or pertaining to silk; consisting of silk; silky.

Mohair (n.): The long silky hair or wool of the Angora goat of Asia Minor; also, a fabric made from this material, or an imitation of such fabric.

Oxaluric (a.): Pertaining to, or designating, a complex nitrogenous acid related to the ureids, and obtained from parabanic acid as a white silky crystalline substance.

Myricin (n.): A silky, crystalline, waxy substance, forming the less soluble part of beeswax, and regarded as a palmitate of a higher alcohol of the paraffin series; -- called also myricyl alcohol.

Milkweed (n.): Any plant of the genera Asclepias and Acerates, abounding in a milky juice, and having its seed attached to a long silky down; silkweed. The name is also applied to several other plants with a milky juice, as to several kinds of spurge.

Guereza (n.): A beautiful Abyssinian monkey (Colobus guereza), having the body black, with a fringe of long, silky, white hair along the sides, and a tuft of the same at the end of the tail. The frontal band, cheeks, and chin are white.

Pinna (n.): Any species of Pinna, a genus of large bivalve mollusks found in all warm seas. The byssus consists of a large number of long, silky fibers, which have been used in manufacturing woven fabrics, as a curiosity.

Teledu (n.): An East Indian carnivore (Mydaus meliceps) allied to the badger, and noted for the very offensive odor that it emits, somewhat resembling that of a skunk. It is a native of the high mountains of Java and Sumatra, and has long, silky fur. Called also stinking badger, and stinkard.

Crocidolite (n.): A mineral occuring in silky fibers of a lavender blue color. It is related to hornblende and is essentially a silicate of iron and soda; -- called also blue asbestus. A silicified form, in which the fibers penetrating quartz are changed to oxide of iron, is the yellow brown tiger-eye of the jewelers.

Mushroom (n.): An edible fungus (Agaricus campestris), having a white stalk which bears a convex or oven flattish expanded portion called the pileus. This is whitish and silky or somewhat scaly above, and bears on the under side radiating gills which are at first flesh-colored, but gradually become brown. The plant grows in rich pastures and is proverbial for rapidity of growth and shortness of duration. It has a pleasant smell, and is largely used as food. It is also cultivated from spawn.

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Meaning of Silky

Silky means: Hence, soft and smooth; as, silky wine.

Meaning of Silky

Silky means: Of or pertaining to silk; made of, or resembling, silk; silken; silklike; as, a silky luster.

Meaning of Serricated

Serricated means: Covered with fine silky down.

Meaning of Byssine

Byssine means: Made of silk; having a silky or flaxlike appearance.

Meaning of Marikina

Marikina means: A small marmoset (Midas rosalia); the silky tamarin.

Meaning of Silkiness

Silkiness means: The quality or state of being silky or silken; softness and smoothness.

Meaning of Silky

Silky means: Covered with soft hairs pressed close to the surface, as a leaf; sericeous.

Meaning of Silkweed

Silkweed means: Any plant of the genera Asclepias and Acerates whose seed vessels contain a long, silky down; milkweed.

Meaning of Pharmacolite

Pharmacolite means: A hydrous arsenate of lime, usually occurring in silky fibers of a white or grayish color.

Meaning of Halotrichite

Halotrichite means: An iron alum occurring in silky fibrous aggregates of a yellowish white color.

Meaning of Spitz dog

Spitz dog means: A breed of dogs having erect ears and long silky hair, usually white; -- called also Pomeranian dog, and louploup.

Meaning of Methysticin

Methysticin means: A white, silky, crystalline substance extracted from the thick rootstock of a species of pepper (Piper methysticum) of the South Sea Islands; -- called also kanakin.

Meaning of Cudweed

Cudweed means: A small composite plant with cottony or silky stem and leaves, primarily a species of Gnaphalium, but the name is now given to many plants of different genera, as Filago, Antennaria, etc.; cottonweed.

Meaning of Hair-salt

Hair-salt means: A variety of native Epsom salt occurring in silky fibers.

Meaning of Amianthus

Amianthus means: Earth flax, or mountain flax; a soft silky variety of asbestus.

Dictionary words and meanings

Meaning of Blotched

Blotched means: Marked or covered with blotches.

Meaning of Calf

Calf means: A small island near a larger; as, the Calf of Man.

Meaning of In-going

In-going means: The act of going in; entrance.

Meaning of Mobilize

Mobilize means: To put in a state of readiness for active service in war, as an army corps.

Meaning of Tantalus

Tantalus means: A genus of wading birds comprising the wood ibises.

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of APE

APE means: Ape is slang for a primitive, crude, brutish person. Ape is American slang for crazy.

Meaning of DIY

DIY means: DIY is British slang for a Jew.

Meaning of blip, blipping

blip, blipping means: Going at extreme speed. for example "He was blipping down the hill", "Come on give it some Blip!". (get a move on).

Meaning of Jackdaw And Rook

Jackdaw And Rook means: Book

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