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  1. A thin fabric made from this silk, as for scarfs.
  2. A person, five-eighths of whose ancestry is black; the offspring of a mulatto and a griffe.
  3. A kind of thrown raw silk, naturally nearly white, but capable of being dyed without scouring.
  4. Leptoptilos crumeniferus, a large wading bird native to Africa, with a naked head and neck adapted for scavenging.