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crepon

[krey-pon] /ˈkreɪ pɒn/
noun
1.
a heavyweight crepe fabric.
Origin of crepon
1885-1890
1885-90; < French, equivalent to crêpe crepe + -on noun suffix
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  • The largest designs of crepon show a raised or puffed appearance.

    Textiles William H. Dooley

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