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parramatta

[par-uh-mat-uh] /ˌpær əˈmæt ə/
noun
1.

paramatta

or parramatta

[par-uh-mat-uh] /ˌpær əˈmæt ə/
noun
1.
a light, twilled dress fabric, having a silk or cotton warp and a woolen weft.
Origin of paramatta
1825-1835
1825-35; named after Parramatta, town in New South Wales
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parramatta

/ˌpærəˈmætə/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of paramatta

paramatta

/ˌpærəˈmætə/
noun
1.
a lightweight twill-weave fabric of wool formerly with silk or cotton, used for dresses, etc, now used esp for rubber-proofed garments
Word Origin
C19: named after Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia, where it was originally produced
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