Definition of organzine in English:

organzine

noun

  • [mass noun] A silk thread made of strands twisted together in the contrary direction to that of each individual strand.

    • ‘Crepe is similar to organzine but is twisted to a much greater extent.’

Origin

Late 17th century: from French organsin, from Italian organzino, of unknown ultimate origin.

Pronunciation:

organzine

/ˈɔːɡ(ə)nziːn//ɔːˈɡanziːn/