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  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj silklike having a smooth, gleaming surface reflecting light "glossy auburn hair","satiny gardenia petals","sleek black fur","silken eyelashes","silky skin","a silklike fabric","slick seals and otters"
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In literature:

It is over four feet high, with skin of a dark reddish brown, with a silklike bluish gray gloss.
"In Africa" by John T. McCutcheon

In news:

A rudimentary fused mouth with no known function is among the millipede 's oddities, as are hairs on its back that produce a silklike product.