doupioni

douppioni

[doo-pee-oh-nee]
noun
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] , doupioni, dupion, dupioni.


Origin:
< Italian doppione; see dupion

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