how to pronounce damask


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damask is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of damask


  1. A grayish-pink color, like that of the damask rose.
  2. Linen so woven that a pattern is produced by the different directions of the thread, without contrast of colour.
  3. An ornate silk fabric originating from Damascus.
  4. A damask rose, Rosa × damascena.
  5. Damascus steel.
  6. The peculiar markings or water of such steel.
  7. A heavy woolen or worsted stuff with a pattern woven in the same way as the linen damask; made for furniture covering and hangings.


  1. Of a grayish-pink color, like that of the damask rose.
  2. Relating to, or originating at, the city of Damascus.


  1. To decorate or weave in damascene patterns.

damask frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word damask occurs in english on average 1.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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