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barathea

[bar-uh-thee-uh]
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noun
  1. a closely woven fabric of silk, rayon, cotton, or wool, having a pebbled surface.

Origin of barathea

First recorded in 1860–65; origin obscure
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British Dictionary definitions for barathea

barathea

noun
  1. a fabric made of silk and wool or cotton and rayon, used esp for coats

Word Origin

C19: of unknown origin
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