Satin flower
Satin Sat"in, n. [F. satin (cf. Pg. setim), fr. It. setino, from seta silk, L. saeta, seta, a thick, stiff hair, a bristle; or possibly ultimately of Chinese origin; cf. Chin. sz-t["u]n, sz-twan. Cf. {Sateen}.] A silk cloth, of a thick, close texture, and overshot woof, which has a glossy surface. [1913 Webster]

Cloths of gold and satins rich of hue. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

{Denmark satin}, a kind of lasting; a stout worsted stuff, woven with a satin twill, used for women's shoes.

{Farmer's satin}. See under {Farmer}.

{Satin bird} (Zo["o]l.), an Australian bower bird. Called also {satin grackle}.

{Satin flower} (Bot.) See {Honesty}, 4.

{Satin spar}. (Min.) (a) A fine fibrous variety of calcite, having a pearly luster. (b) A similar variety of gypsum.

{Satin sparrow} (Zo["o]l.), the shining flycatcher ({Myiagra nitida}) of Tasmania and Australia. The upper surface of the male is rich blackish green with a metallic luster.

{Satin stone}, satin spar. [1913 Webster]


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  • satin flower — noun southeastern European plant cultivated for its fragrant purplish flowers and round flat papery silver white seedpods that are used for indoor decoration • Syn: ↑honesty, ↑silver dollar, ↑money plant, ↑satinpod, ↑Lunaria annua • Hypernyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • satin flower — darželinė blizgė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Bastutinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Lunaria annua), paplitęs pietų Europoje. atitikmenys: lot. Lunaria annua angl. honesty; Juda’s pence; lunary; money flower; moneyplant; pennieflower… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • satin-flower — nuostabioji klarkija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Nakvišinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Clarkia amoena), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Clarkia amoena angl. satin flower šaltinis Valstybinės lietuvių kalbos komisijos… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • satin flower — stambiažiedė godetija statusas T sritis vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Godetia grandiflora angl. godetia; satin flower vok. großblumige Godetie rus. годеция крупноцветковая lenk. azalia letnia; godecja wielkokwiatowa; marszawa wielkokwiatowa …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • satin-flower — /sat n flow euhr/, n. a Californian plant, Clarkia amoena, of the evening primrose family, having cup shaped pink or purplish flowers blotched with red. [1590 1600] * * * …   Universalium

  • satin-flower — /sat n flow euhr/, n. a Californian plant, Clarkia amoena, of the evening primrose family, having cup shaped pink or purplish flowers blotched with red. [1590 1600] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Satin — Sat in, n. [F. satin (cf. Pg. setim), fr. It. setino, from seta silk, L. saeta, seta, a thick, stiff hair, a bristle; or possibly ultimately of Chinese origin; cf. Chin. sz t[ u]n, sz twan. Cf. {Sateen}.] A silk cloth, of a thick, close texture,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Satin bird — Satin Sat in, n. [F. satin (cf. Pg. setim), fr. It. setino, from seta silk, L. saeta, seta, a thick, stiff hair, a bristle; or possibly ultimately of Chinese origin; cf. Chin. sz t[ u]n, sz twan. Cf. {Sateen}.] A silk cloth, of a thick, close… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • satin grackle — Satin Sat in, n. [F. satin (cf. Pg. setim), fr. It. setino, from seta silk, L. saeta, seta, a thick, stiff hair, a bristle; or possibly ultimately of Chinese origin; cf. Chin. sz t[ u]n, sz twan. Cf. {Sateen}.] A silk cloth, of a thick, close… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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