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calimanco

[kal-uh-mang-koh] /ˌkæl əˈmæŋ koʊ/
noun, plural calimancos.
1.

calamanco

[kal-uh-mang-koh] /ˌkæl əˈmæŋ koʊ/
noun, plural calamancos for 2.
1.
a glossy woolen fabric checkered or brocaded in the warp so that the pattern shows on one side only, much used in the 18th century.
2.
a garment made from this fabric.
Origin of calamanco
1585-1595
1585-95; of obscure origin
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British Dictionary definitions for calimanco

calamanco

/ˌkæləˈmæŋkəʊ/
noun
1.
a glossy woollen fabric woven with a checked design that shows on one side only
Word Origin
C16: of unknown origin
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