from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A soft twilled fabric of silk or of a blend of silk and rayon.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. soft twilled silk
- n. Alternative spelling of sura.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A soft twilled silk fabric much used for women's dresses; -- called also surah silk.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as sura.
- n. A soft twilled silk material, usually of plain uniform color without pattern, used for women's garments, etc.
French surat, after Surat .(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)