ninon

ninon

[nee-non; French nee-nawn]
noun
a sturdy chiffon or voile constructed in either plain or novelty weaves and generally used in the manufacture of women's garments, curtains, and drapery.

Origin:
1910–15; < French: generic use of nickname for Anne proper name

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ninon (ˈniːnɒn, ˈnaɪnɒn, French ninɔ̃)
 
n
a fine strong silky fabric
 
[C20: from French]

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