moquette

[moh-ket]
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noun

a type of fabric with a thick, velvety pile, used for carpets and in upholstering.

Origin of moquette

1755–65; < French, equivalent to moc(ade) imitation velvet + -ette -ette
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moquette

noun

a thick velvety fabric used for carpets, upholstery, etc

Word Origin for moquette

C18: from French; of uncertain origin
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