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báinín

bawneen

noun Irish
  1. a collarless reverseless unlined man's jacket made of white close-woven wool
  2. the material for such a jacket
  3. báinín skirt a skirt made of this material
  4. báinín wool white woollen thread
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Word Origin

C20: from Irish Gaelic báinín, diminutive of bán white
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