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gossamer meaning and definition

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Definition of gossamer (noun)

  1. a gauze fabric with an extremely fine texture
  2. filaments from a web that was spun by a spider

GOSSAMER adjective

Definition of gossamer (adjective)

  1. characterized by unusual lightness and delicacy
    • "this smallest and most ethereal of birds"; "gossamer shading through his playing"
    • synonyms: ethereal
  2. so thin as to transmit light
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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