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jaconet

[jak-uh-net] /ˈdʒæk əˌnɛt/
noun
1.
a cotton fabric of light weight, usually finished as cambric, lawn, organdy, voile, etc., used in the manufacture of clothing and bandages.
2.
a cotton fabric with one glazed surface, used as a lining for the spines of books.
Origin
1760-1770
1760-70; < Urdu jagannāthī, named after Jagannāthpūrī in Orissa, India, where the cloth was first made
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jaconet

/ˈdʒækənɪt/
noun
1.
a light cotton fabric used for clothing, bandages, etc
Word Origin
C18: from Urdu jagannāthī, from Jagannāthpūrī, India, where it was originally made
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