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/