Silky

Definition of Silky

Silk´y
a.1.Of or pertaining to silk; made of, or resembling, silk; silken; silklike; as, a silky luster.
2.Hence, soft and smooth; as, silky wine.
3.Covered with soft hairs pressed close to the surface, as a leaf; sericeous.
Silky oak
(Bot.) a lofty Australian tree (Grevillea robusta) with silky tomentose lobed or incised leaves. It furnishes a valuable timber.

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