follow Dictionary.com

Do you know ghouls from goblins and ghosts?

duvetyn

[doo-vi-teen, dyoo-] /ˈdu vɪˌtin, ˈdyu-/
noun
1.
a napped fabric, in a twilled or plain weave, of cotton, wool, silk, or rayon.
Also, duvetine, duvetyne.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15; < French duvetine, equivalent to duvet down (see duvet) + -ine -ine2
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for duvetyn
  • And taupe is a shade that lends itself extremely well to duvetyn.
British Dictionary definitions for duvetyn

duvetyn

/ˈdjuːvəˌtiːn/
noun
1.
a soft napped velvety fabric of cotton, silk, wool, or rayon
Word Origin
C20: from French duvetine, from duvet down + -ine1
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 duvetyn

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for duvetyn

14
16
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for duvetyn