from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A sheer, stiff fabric of silk or synthetic material used for trimming, neckwear, or evening dresses.
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- n. A thin, stiff, sheer fabric that is made from silk or a synthetic yarn, which resembles organdy, and is used in dressmaking.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a fabric made of silk or a silklike fabric that resembles organdy
Probably after Organzi (Urganch), a city of western Uzbekistan.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)