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A type of cloth made of silk or cotton interwoven with metallic threads which form intricate patterns and motifs.
1940s; earliest use found in Journal Malaysian Branch Royal Asiatic Society. From Malay kain songket, † kain sungkit embroidered cloth from kain + songket.
kain songket/ˈkeɪn ˌsɒŋkɛt/
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