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calamanco

or cal路i路man路co

[ kal-uh-mang-koh ]
/ 藢k忙l 蓹藞m忙艐 ko蕣 /
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noun, plural cal路a路man路cos for 2.
a glossy woolen fabric checkered or brocaded in the warp so that the pattern shows on one side only, much used in the 18th century.
a garment made from this fabric.
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Origin of calamanco

First recorded in 1585鈥95; of obscure origin
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British Dictionary definitions for calamanco

calamanco
/ (藢k忙l蓹藞m忙艐k蓹蕣) /

noun
a glossy woollen fabric woven with a checked design that shows on one side only

Word Origin for calamanco

C16: of unknown origin
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