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Gobelin

[gob-uh-lin, goh-buh-; French gaw-blan] /ˈgɒb ə lɪn, ˈgoʊ bə-; French gɔˈblɛ̃/
adjective
1.
made at the tapestry factory established in Paris in the 15th century by the Gobelins, a French family of dyers and weavers.
2.
resembling the tapestry made at the Gobelin factory.
Origin
1780-1790
1780-90
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British Dictionary definitions for Gobelin

Gobelin

/ˈɡəʊbəlɪn; French ɡɔblɛ̃/
adjective
1.
of or resembling tapestry made at the Gobelins' factory in Paris, having vivid pictorial scenes
noun
2.
a tapestry of this kind
Word Origin
C19: from the Gobelin family, who founded the factory
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