vel·vet

vel·vet
/ˈvɛlvət/ noun, pl -vets
: a soft type of cloth that has short raised fibers on one side
[noncount]

She was dressed in black velvet.

[count]

rich velvets

velvet adj

a velvet sofa

a velvet dress/jacket


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