Jo·seph Ma·rie [zhoh-zef ma-ree] /ʒoʊˈzɛf ma ri/, 1752–1834, French inventor.
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Also called: Jacquard weave a fabric in which the design is incorporated into the weave instead of being printed or dyed on
Also called: Jacquard loom the loom that produces this fabric
Word Origin for Jacquard
C19: named after Joseph M. Jacquard (1752–1834), French inventor
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1841, from Joseph Marie Jacquard (1752-1834) of Lyons, inventor of new weaving technology c.1800.
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