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faconne

[fas-uh-ney, fas-uh-ney] /ˌfæs əˈneɪ, ˈfæs əˌneɪ/
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
1890-1895
1890-95; < French façonné, past participle of façonner to work, fashion; see -ee
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British Dictionary definitions for faconne

façonné

/ˈfæsəˌneɪ/
adjective
1.
denoting a fabric with the design woven in
noun
2.
such a fabric
Word Origin
C19: French, from façonner to fashion
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