thin silk

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  • Grenadine — is traditionally a red syrup. It is used as an ingredient in cocktails, both for its flavor and to give a pink tinge to mixed drinks. Grenadines are also made by mixing the syrup with cold water in a glass or pitcher, sometimes with ice.The name… …   Wikipedia

  • grenadine — 1. (gre na di n ) s. f. Terme de chimie. Principe cristallisable, qu on extrait de l écorce et de la racine du grenadier. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Grenade, et la finale ine, qui indique un principe. SUPPLÉMENT AU DICTIONNAIRE 1. GRENADINE. Ajoutez :… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Grenadine — Gren a*dine , n. [F.] 1. A thin gauzelike fabric of silk or wool, for women s wear. [1913 Webster] 2. A trade name for a dyestuff, consisting essentially of impure fuchsine. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Grenadīne — (fr., spr. Grenadihn), 1) französisches seidenes Zeug; 2) Gericht von fettem Geflügel, mit einer Farce von gehacktem Fleische, Semmeln, Eiern u. Champignons …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Grenadine — Grenadine, schwarze Seidenspitzen aus dem Ende des 18. Jahrh., deren Material in Lyon gefärbt wurde …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Grenadine — Grenadīne (frz.), feste Seide zu schwarzen Spitzen und Posamenten; auch franz. Seidenzeug und eine damastartige Leinwand …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • grenadine — 1896, from Fr. sirop de grenadin syrup made from pomegranates, from M.Fr. grenade pomegranate (see POMEGRANATE (Cf. pomegranate)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Grenadine — This is a dress material with an open gauze weave. Made from hard twisted yarns; cotton, silk and wool are made use of in the many qualities on the market. Yarns are dyed and of many colours. Stripes and checks are formed by cramming, and open… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • grenadine — grenadine1 [gren′ə dēn΄, gren΄ə dēn′] n. [Fr < grenade, pomegranate] a red syrup made from pomegranate juice, used for flavoring drinks, etc. grenadine2 [gren′ə dēn΄, gren΄ə dēn′] n. [Fr < grenade (see GRENADE): from being spotted with… …   English World dictionary

  • grenadine — 1. grenadine [ grənadin ] n. f. • 1813; de grenade, nom d un tissu ♦ Techn. Fil de soie constitué de deux brins fortement tordus; soierie légère tissée de ces fils. grenadine 2. grenadine [ grənadin ] n. f. • 1877; sirop grenadin 1866; de grenade …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Grenadine — Gre|na|di|ne1 〈f. 19; unz.; Textilw.〉 leichtes, durchsichtiges Seidengewebe [nach der span. Stadt Granada] Gre|na|di|ne2 〈f. 19; unz.〉 Sirup aus Granatäpfeln für alkoholfreie Getränke [<frz. grenadine; zu grenade „Granatapfel“] * * *… …   Universal-Lexikon

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