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henrietta

[ hen-ree-et-uh ]
/ ˌhɛn riˈɛt ə /
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noun
a fine wool fabric constructed in twill weave, formerly made of silk warp and worsted filling.
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Origin of henrietta

First recorded in 1850–55; after Henrietta Maria (1609–69), queen consort of Charles I of England

Other definitions for henrietta (2 of 2)

Henrietta
[ hen-ree-et-uh ]
/ ˌhɛn riˈɛt ə /

noun
a female given name, form of Henry.
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