Sericeum means silky or satiny; so called from its satin lustre.
Her mouth moved against his, satiny with desire, until they parted.
The whiter and more delicate varieties of asbestos, particularly those which possess a satiny lustre.
She put her arms round the satiny neck, and they mutely comforted each other.
Such a nice letter—white and satiny as the leaves of a water-lily!