Definition of songket in English:

songket

(also sungkit)

noun

  • A type of cloth made of silk or cotton interwoven with metallic threads which form intricate patterns and motifs.

Origin

Early 20th century. From Malay songket, † sungkit (adjective) embroidered, (noun) embroidered cloth.

Pronunciation

songket

/ˈsɒŋkɛt/