from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A stiff transparent fabric of cotton or silk, used for trim, curtains, and light apparel.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A fine, transparent fabric made from cotton, and usually stiffened.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a sheer stiff muslin
French organdi, perhaps after Old French Organzi (Urganch), a city of western Uzbekistan.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Origin uncertain. (Wiktionary)