cassimere

or cas·i·mere, cas·i·mire

[ kas-uh-meer ]
/ ˈkæs əˌmɪər /

noun

a twill-weave, worsted suiting fabric, often with a striped pattern.

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Origin of cassimere

First recorded in 1695–1705; variant of cashmere
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cassimere

casimere

/ (ˈkæsɪˌmɪə) /

noun

a woollen suiting cloth of plain or twill weave

Word Origin for cassimere

C18: variant of cashmere, from Kashmir
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