[ al-jeer-ee-en or al-juh-reen ]
/ ælˌdʒɪər iˈɛn or æl dʒəˈrin /
a brightly striped woolen fabric used for tents, awnings, curtains, etc.
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Origin of algerienne
< French algérienne, feminine of algérien Algerian, from the fact that the fabric is made in Algeria
Words nearby algerienne
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