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douppioni

[doo-pee-oh-nee] /ˌdu piˈoʊ ni/
noun
1.
an irregular silk thread reeled from two or more entangled cocoons and producing a coarse yarn generally used in fabrics such as shantung or pongee.
Also, doupion
[doo-pee-ohn] /ˌdu piˈoʊn/ (Show IPA),
doupioni, dupion, dupioni.
Origin
< Italian doppione; see dupion
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