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faconne

[ fas-uh-ney, fas-uh-ney ]
/ ˌfæs əˈneɪ, ˈfæs əˌneɪ /
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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.

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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

/ (ˈfæsəˌneɪ) /

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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