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or du·ve·tine, du·ve·tyne

[ doo-vi-teen, dyoo- ]
/ ˈdu vɪˌtin, ˈdyu- /


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

Nearby words

duve, duveneck, duveneck, frank, duvet, duvet day, duvetyn, duvida, dux, duxbury, duyker, dušek

Origin of duvetyn

1910–15; < French duvetine, equivalent to duvet down (see duvet) + -ine -ine2 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for duvetyn

  • Select a perfectly sweet Rose du Barri duvetyn lined gris fonc.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 158, January 14, 1920|Various

British Dictionary definitions for duvetyn


duvetine or duvetyne

/ (ˈdjuːvəˌtiːn) /


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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