follow Dictionary.com

Why turkey has the same name as Turkey

crepe marocain

noun
1.

marocain

[mar-uh-keyn, mar-uh-keyn] /ˈmær əˌkeɪn, ˌmær əˈkeɪn/
noun
1.
a crepe fabric made of silk, wool, or rayon, or a combination of these fibers, and distinguished by a strong rib effect, used in the manufacture of dresses and women's suits; a heavy Canton crepe.
Also called crepe marocain.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; < French (crêpe) marocain Moroccan (crepe)
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for crepe-marocain

marocain

/ˈmærəˌkeɪn/
noun
1.
a fabric of ribbed crepe
2.
a garment made from this fabric
Word Origin
C20: from French maroquin Moroccan
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for crepe marocain

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for crepe

9
11
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with crepe-marocain

Nearby words for crepe-marocain