, (Ṣ, A, Mgh, Mṣb, Ḳ, &c.,) or دَيْبَاجٌ, (Th,) or both, (IAạr, A'Obeyd,) the latter having been sometimes heard, (IAạr,) or the latter is post-classical, (A'Obeyd,) or wrong, (AZ,) a word of well-known meaning, (Ḳ,) [Silk brocade;] a certain kind of cloth, or garment, made of إِبْرِيسَم [i. e. silk, or raw silk]: (TA:) a kind of cloth, or garment, of which the warp and woof are both of ابريسم: and particularly a name for that which is variegated, decorated, or embellished: (Mgh, Mṣb:) a kind of woven stuff, variegated, or diversified, with colours: (Lb, TA:) [accord. to Golius, as on the authority of the Ṣ and Ḳ, in neither of which is the word explained at all, “ vestis serica: imprimis picta, pec. Attalica, auro intexta:] derived from دَبَجَ: (Ks:) or it is a Pers. word, (Kr, Ṣ, A,) arabicized; (Kr, Ṣ, A, Mṣb, Ḳ;) so some say, and from it دَبَجَ is derived; (Mṣb;) originally دِيبَاىْ, or دِيبَا; (Kr;) [or rather دِيبَاهْ, for the change of the final ه into ج in arabicized words from the Pers. is very common;] or دِيوْ بَافْ, i. e. “ the weaving of the deevs, or jinn, or genii: ” (Shifá el-Ghaleel:) pl. دَيَابِيجُ and دَبَابِيجُ; (Ṣ, Mṣb, Ḳ;) the latter being from the supposed original form of the sing., i. e. دِبَّاجٌ; (Ṣ, Mṣb;) like دَنَانِيرُ [pl. of دِينَارٌ, which is supposed to be originally دِنَّارٌ]: and in like manner is formed the dim. [
دِيبَاجُ القُرْآنِ is a title given by Ibn-Mes'ood to The chapters of the Ḳur-án called الحَوَامِيمُ [the fortieth and six following chapters; each of which begins with the letters حٰمۤ]. (TA.)
See also the paragraph next following, in two places.