Rayon, artificial textile material composed of regenerated and purified cellulose derived from plant sources. Developed in the late 19th century as a substitute for silk, rayon was the first man-made fibre.
Rayon is a man-made fabric blended from cotton, wood pulp, and other natural or synthetic fibers. ... Since it is so comfortable and cooling to wear, rayon is an especially good fabric for sportswear and summer dresses. While a great fabric for hot weather