satin

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See also: Satin and sätin

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French satin, perhaps from Arabic الساتان زيتون ‎(satin from Zaitun), a city in China, perhaps 泉州, Quanzhou in the Fujian province, known as Citong in the Middle ages. The French word's form is perhaps influenced by Latin seta ‎(silk). OED finds the Arabic theory insupportable and instead suggests the French word as coming directly from Latin. [1]

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Adjective[edit]

satin ‎(not comparable)

  1. Semi-glossy. Particularly describing a type of paint.

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Noun[edit]

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satin ‎(plural satins)

  1. A cloth woven from silk, nylon or polyester with a glossy surface and a dull back. (The same weaving technique applied to cotton produces cloth termed sateen).

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  1. ^ Reference.com article explaining etymology

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

satin m ‎(invariable)

  1. satin

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

A contraction of satisne.

Adverb[edit]

satin

  1. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}. introducing questions
    Satin' hoc plane?
    (clarification of this Latin definition is being sought) Isn't this plain enough?
    Satin' omnia ex sententia?
    (clarification of this Latin definition is being sought) Is everything to your mind?
    Satin' salva sunt omnia?
    (clarification of this Latin definition is being sought) Isn't everything well?