etamine

etamine

[et-uh-meen]
noun
a lightweight cotton or worsted fabric constructed in plain weave and loosely woven.

Origin:
1750–60; < French; see estamin

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etamine or etamin (ˈɛtəˌmiːn, ˈɛtəmɪn)
 
n
a cotton or worsted fabric of loose weave, used for clothing, curtains, etc
 
[C18: from French, from Latin stāminea, from stāmineus made of threads, from stamen thread, warp]
 
etamin or etamin
 
n
 
[C18: from French, from Latin stāminea, from stāmineus made of threads, from stamen thread, warp]

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