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barathea

[bar-uh-thee-uh] /ˌbær əˈθi ə/
noun
1.
a closely woven fabric of silk, rayon, cotton, or wool, having a pebbled surface.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; origin obscure
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barathea

/ˌbærəˈθɪə/
noun
1.
a fabric made of silk and wool or cotton and rayon, used esp for coats
Word Origin
C19: of unknown origin
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