1. Of or pertaining to silk; made of, or resembling, silk; silken; silklike; as, a silky luster.
2. Hence, soft and smooth; as, silky wine.
3. Covered with soft hairs pressed close to the surface, as a leaf; sericeous.
(Science: botany) Silky oak, a lofty Australian tree (Grevillea robusta) with silky tomentose lobed or incised leaves. It furnishes a valuable timber.
Origin: Silkier; Silkiest.