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or du·ve·tine, du·ve·tyne

[doo-vi-teen, dyoo-]
  1. a napped fabric, in a twilled or plain weave, of cotton, wool, silk, or rayon.
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Origin of duvetyn

1910–15; < French duvetine, equivalent to duvet down (see duvet) + -ine -ine2
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Historical Examples of duvetyn

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

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


British Dictionary definitions for duvetyn


duvetine or duvetyne

  1. a soft napped velvety fabric of cotton, silk, wool, or rayon
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Word Origin for duvetyn

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