adjective, silkier, silkiest.
of or like silk; smooth, lustrous, soft, or delicate:
Botany. covered with fine, soft, closely set hairs, as a leaf.
adjective silkier, silkiest
resembling silk in texture; glossy
made of silk
(of a voice, manner, etc) suave; smooth
(botany) covered with long fine soft hairs: silky leaves
noun 1. an arboreal, tropical American anteater, Cyclopes didactylus, about the size of a rat, having a prehensile tail, glossy, golden fur, and two toes on each forelimb.
noun 1. a cornel, Cornus amomum, of the eastern U.S., having leaves covered with short, silky hairs on the underside and bearing blue berries.
noun 1. any of several passerine birds of the family Ptilogonatidae, of the southwestern U.S. to Panama, related to the waxwings.
noun 1. silk oak. noun 1. any of several Australian trees of the genus Grevillea, especially G. robusta, having feathery, fernlike leaves and showy orange or yellow flowers, grown as a street tree in Florida and California. noun 1. any of several trees of the Australian genus Grevillea, esp G. robusta, having divided leaves, smooth […]