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moquette

[ moh-ket ]

noun

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


moquette

/ mɒˈkɛt /

noun

  1. a thick velvety fabric used for carpets, upholstery, etc


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Word History and Origins

Origin of moquette1

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

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Word History and Origins

Origin of moquette1

C18: from French; of uncertain origin

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Example Sentences

Lace curtains and moquette carpets would be nowhere apparent.

Silks and moquette harmonize as well as calico and ingrain once did.

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