or du·ve·tine, du·ve·tyne

[doo-vi-teen, dyoo-]


a napped fabric, in a twilled or plain weave, of cotton, wool, silk, or rayon.

Origin of duvetyn

1910–15; < French duvetine, equivalent to duvet down (see duvet) + -ine -ine2
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British Dictionary definitions for duvetine


duvetine or duvetyne


a soft napped velvety fabric of cotton, silk, wool, or rayon

Word Origin for duvetyn

C20: from French duvetine, from duvet down + -ine 1
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