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[muh-reen] /məˈrin/
noun
1.
a heavy fabric of wool, or wool and cotton, with a ribbed face and a moiré finish, used for curtains, petticoats, etc.
Origin
1685-1695
1685-95; mor- (perhaps variant of moire) + (velvet)een
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moreen

/mɒˈriːn/
noun
1.
a heavy, usually watered, fabric of wool or wool and cotton, used esp in furnishing
Word Origin
C17: perhaps from moire, influenced by velveteen
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