barathea

barathea

[bar-uh-thee-uh]
noun
a closely woven fabric of silk, rayon, cotton, or wool, having a pebbled surface.

Origin:
1860–65; origin obscure

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barathea (ˌbærəˈθɪə)
 
n
a fabric made of silk and wool or cotton and rayon, used esp for coats
 
[C19: of unknown origin]

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