Definition of lustring in English:

lustring

(also lustrine, lutestring)

noun

mass nounhistorical
  • A glossy silk fabric, or a satin-weave fabric resembling it.

    • ‘Fragments of textiles that fell or were tossed into the privy suggest the full range of elite apparel, from gowns of silk lustring to sleeves and garters trimmed with multicolored ribbons.’

Origin

Late 17th century: from French lustrine or from Italian lustrino, from lustro ‘lustre’.

Pronunciation

lustring

/ˈlʌstrɪŋ/