gros de Tours

[ groh duh -toor; French groh duh -toor ]
/ ˌgroʊ də ˈtʊər; French groʊ də ˈtur /

noun

a ribbed silk fabric made with a two- or three-ply warp interlaced with organzine and tram filling.

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Origin of gros de Tours

1790–1800; <French: literally, Tours gross; cf. grosgrain
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