cottonade

[ kot-n-eyd ]
/ ˌkɒt nˈeɪd /
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noun

a heavy, coarse fabric made of cotton or mixed fibers and often resembling wool, used in the manufacture of work clothes.

Nearby words

  1. cotton wool,
  2. cotton, john,
  3. cotton-fiber embolism,
  4. cotton-picking,
  5. cotton-wool patches,
  6. cottonian,
  7. cottonmouth,
  8. cottonpickin',
  9. cottonseed,
  10. cottonseed cake

Origin of cottonade

From the French word cotonnade, dating back to 1795–1805. See cotton, -ade1

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British Dictionary definitions for cottonade

cottonade

/ (ˌkɒtəˈneɪd) /

noun

a coarse fabric of cotton or mixed fibres, used for work clothes, etc

Word Origin for cottonade

C19: from French cotonnade, from coton cotton + -ade

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