Pronunciation: (pon-jē', pon'jē), [key]
1. silk of a slightly uneven weave made from filaments of wild silk woven in natural tan color.
2. a cotton or rayon fabric imitating it. Cf. Shantung (def. 2), tussah (def. 1).
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