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piña cloth

noun
1.
a fine, sheer fabric of pineapple-leaf fiber, used especially for lingerie.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60
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British Dictionary definitions for piña-cloth

piña cloth

/ˈpiːnjə/
noun
1.
a fine fabric made from the fibres of the pineapple leaf
Word Origin
C19: from Spanish piña pineapple
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