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douppioni

[ doo-pee-oh-nee ]
/ ˌdu piˈoʊ ni /
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noun
an irregular silk thread reeled from two or more entangled cocoons and producing a coarse yarn generally used in fabrics such as shantung or pongee.
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Also dou·pi·on [doo-pee-ohn], /ˌdu piˈoʊn/, dou·pi·o·ni, dupion, dupioni.

Origin of douppioni

<Italian doppione;see dupion
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