Definition of sarsenet in English:

sarsenet

(also sarcenet)

noun

mass noun
  • A fine, soft silk fabric, used as a lining material and in dressmaking.

Origin

Late Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French sarzinett, perhaps a diminutive of sarzin ‘Saracen’, suggested by Old French drap sarrasinois ‘Saracen cloth’.

Pronunciation

sarsenet

/ˈsɑːsnɪt/