chintz

[ chints ]
/ tʃɪnts /

noun

a printed cotton fabric, glazed or unglazed, used especially for draperies.
a painted or stained calico from India.

Origin of chintz

1605–15; earlier chints, plural of chint < Gujarati chī̃ṭ
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chintz
/ (tʃɪnts) /

noun

a printed, patterned cotton fabric, with glazed finish
a painted or stained Indian calico

Word Origin for chintz

C17: from Hindi chīnt, from Sanskrit citra gaily-coloured
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