[an-dee-en; French an-dyen]
- (of food) prepared or seasoned in East Indian style, as with curry.
- (lowercase) a lightweight cotton fabric printed or painted in imitation of fabrics made in India.
Origin of Indienne
1875–80, Americanism; < French à l'indienne; see Indian
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Examples from the Web for indienne
The Indienne sailed gaily on with as fair a wind as could blow for her.
La belle Indienne, as the cripple styled her, soon became a favourite at his parties, and lost her shyness by degrees.The Wits and Beaux of Society
Grace Wharton and Philip Wharton
It was then clearly discernible that she was a larger ship than the Indienne, and that she carried thirty-six guns.
Order Arthur to bring us a few flags, and let us prove to this unknown, that the Indienne has several disguises at her disposal.
One fourth of the crew of the Indienne fell killed or mutilated on the enemy's deck, in the midst of cries and maledictions.