a durable, waterproof cloth, especially for outerwear.
apparel made of this material.
a rich fabric of medieval Asia believed to have been made of camel's hair or angora wool.
verb (used with object)
to decorate (fabric, book edges, etc.) with a colorful, marbled design.
1350–1400; Middle English camelet < Middle French, perhaps < Arabic khamlah kind of plush fabric, akin to khaml nap, pile