Jul
01
2013

gossamer

Posted in Word of the Day by admin

gossamer

ga sə mər

noun

1. a delicate spider web, esp. one that has become attached to a plant or is floating freely in the air.

2. any filmy, delicate, gauzelike fabric.

adjective

delicately fine, gauzelike, or filmy.
The gossamer wings of dragonflies flashed in the sunlight.

 

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