Definition of whole silk in English:

whole silk

noun

  • Fabric consisting entirely of silk; a type or piece of this.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in John Chandler (b. c1625). After post-classical Latin holoserica garment made entirely of silk, use as noun of feminine of holosericus made entirely of silk from Hellenistic Greek ὁλοσηρικός of silk from ancient Greek ὅλος whole + Hellenistic Greek σηρικός of silk.