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crepon

[krey-pon]
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noun
  1. a heavyweight crepe fabric.

Origin of crepon

1885–90; < French, equivalent to crêpe crepe + -on noun suffix
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Historical Examples

  • The largest designs of crepon show a raised or puffed appearance.

    Textiles

    William H. Dooley