either of two European plants belonging to the genus Lunaria, of the mustard family, L. annua or L. rediviva, cultivated for their shiny flowers and large, round, flat, satiny pods.
another name for honesty (sense 4)
noun, French Le Soulier de Satin 1. a play (1925–28) by Paul Claudel.
noun, Mineralogy. 1. a fibrous variety of gypsum having a silky luster, used as a gem.
1. Saskatchewan. abbreviation 1. Saskatchewan Sask. Saskatchewan
noun 1. the satiny wood of an East Indian tree, Chloroxylon swietenia, of the rue family, used especially for making furniture. 2. the tree itself. noun 1. a rutaceous tree, Chloroxylon swietenia, that occurs in the East Indies and has hard wood with a satiny texture 2. the wood of this tree, used in veneering, […]