gros de Tours

[groh duh too r; French groh duh toor]

noun

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

Origin of gros de Tours

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