milliskin etymology

English word milliskin comes from English skin, English milli-

Detailed word origin of milliskin

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
skin English (eng) (Australia) A subgroup of Australian aboriginal people; such divisions are cultural and not related to an individual′s physical skin.. (countable) A congealed layer on the surface of a liquid.. (countable) The skin and fur of an individual animal used by humans for clothing, upholstery, etc.. (countable, slang). (countable, slang) Rolling paper for cigarettes.. (countable, video games) An [...]
milli- English (eng) In the International System of Units and other metric systems of units, one-thousandth of the unit to which it is prefixed; that is, multiplying the unit to which it is attached by 10-3. Symbol: m.. Thousand; one-thousandth.
milliskin English (eng) A light, thin, stretchy fabric commonly used to make tights and dance leotards.

Words with the same origin as milliskin

Descendants of milli-
mas masman milliamp milliare millicandela millicharged millidarwin millidyne millielectronvolt milligravity millijansky millikatal millilitre millimeter millimho millimolar millinewton milliohm milliosmol millirem millirobot milliroentgen millisecond millitorr