faconne

[fas-uh-ney, fas-uh-ney]

adjective

(of a fabric) having a small and elaborate pattern.

noun

a fabric having a faconne pattern or motif.
the small and elaborate pattern on a faconne fabric.

Nearby words

  1. faciodigitogenital dysplasia,
  2. facioplasty,
  3. facioplegia,
  4. facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy,
  5. facog,
  6. facp,
  7. facr,
  8. facs,
  9. facsim.,
  10. facsimile

Origin of faconne

1890–95; < French façonné, past participle of façonner to work, fashion; see -ee

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British Dictionary definitions for faconne

façonné

faconne

adjective

denoting a fabric with the design woven in

noun

such a fabric

Word Origin for façonné

C19: French, from façonner to fashion

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