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marquisette

[ mahr-kuh-zet, -kwuh- ]

noun

  1. a lightweight open fabric of leno weave in cotton, rayon, silk, or nylon.


marquisette

/ ˌmɑːkɪˈzɛt; -kwɪ- /

noun

  1. a leno-weave fabric of cotton, silk, etc


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Word History and Origins

Origin of marquisette1

1905–10; < French, diminutive of marquise. See marquise, -ette
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Word History and Origins

Origin of marquisette1

C20: from French, diminutive of marquise

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marquiseMarquis of Queensberry rules