1.A silk fabric, having a short, close nap of erect threads. Inferior qualities are made with a silk pile on a cotton or linen back, or with other soft fibers such as nylon, acetate, or rayon.
2.The soft and highly vascular deciduous skin which envelops and nourishes the antlers of deer during their rapid growth.
3.Something likened to velvet{1} in being soft or luxurious; as, a lawn of velvet.
Cotton velvet
an imitation of velvet, made of cotton.
Velvet cork
the best kind of cork bark, supple, elastic, and not woody or porous.
Velvet crab
(Zool.) a European crab (Portunus puber). When adult the black carapace is covered with a velvety pile. Called also lady crab, and velvet fiddler.
Velvet dock
(Bot.) the common mullein.
Velvet duck
a - (Zool.) A large European sea duck, or scoter (Oidemia fusca). The adult male is glossy, velvety black, with a white speculum on each wing, and a white patch behind each eye.
b - The American whitewinged scoter. See Scoter.
Velvet flower
(Bot.) love-lies-bleeding. See under Love.
Velvet grass
(Bot.) a tall grass (Holcus lanatus) with velvety stem and leaves; - called also soft grass.
Velvet runner
(Zool.) the water rail; - so called from its quiet, stealthy manner of running.
Velvet scoter
(Zool.) Same as Velvet duck, above.
Velvet sponge
(Zool.) See under Sponge.
in velvet
having a coating of velvet{2} over the antlers; in the annual stage where the antlers are still growing; - of deer.
a.1.Made of velvet; soft and delicate, like velvet; velvety.
v. i.1.To pain velvet.
v. t.1.To make like, or cover with, velvet.
Noun1.velvet - a silky densely piled fabric with a plain back
Adj.1.velvet - smooth and soft to sight or hearing or touch or taste
Synonyms: velvety
2.velvet - resembling velvet in having a smooth soft surface
Synonyms: velvety
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