What does pongee mean?

Definitions for pongeepɒnˈdʒi, ˈpɒn dʒi

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pongee(noun)

    a soft thin cloth woven from raw silk (or an imitation)


  1. pongee(Noun)

    A soft unbleached silk, from China or India, from silkworms that feed on oak leaves

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pongee(noun)

    a fabric of undyed silk from India and China

  2. Origin: [Of East Indian origin.]


  1. Pongee

    Pongee is a soft thin woven cloth. In the early 20th century, pongee was an important export from China to the United States. Pongee is still woven in silk by many mills across China. Generally it would vary in weight between 36 to about 50gm/sq m. In lighter variants, it is called Paj. It is particularly woven along the banks of the Yangtze by mills in Sichuan, Anhui, Zhejiang and Jiangsu provinces. It is used as a blouse weight or lining silk.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Pongee

    pon-jē′, n. a soft kind of silk, woven in China from the cocoons of a wild silkworm. [Chin.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pongee in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pongee in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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