faconne

faconne

[fas-uh-ney, fas-uh-ney]
adjective
1.
(of a fabric) having a small and elaborate pattern.
noun
2.
a fabric having a faconne pattern or motif.
3.
the small and elaborate pattern on a faconne fabric.

Origin:
1890–95; < French façonné, past participle of façonner to work, fashion; see -ee

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façonné or faconne (ˈfæsəˌneɪ)
 
adj
1.  denoting a fabric with the design woven in
 
n
2.  such a fabric
 
[C19: French, from façonner to fashion]
 
faconne or faconne
 
adj
 
n
 
[C19: French, from façonner to fashion]

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