[ moh-ket ]
/ moʊˈkɛt /
a type of fabric with a thick, velvety pile, used for carpets and in upholstering.
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Origin of moquette
1755–65; <French, equivalent to moc(ade) imitation velvet + -ette-ette
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British Dictionary definitions for moquette
/ (mɒˈkɛt) /
a thick velvety fabric used for carpets, upholstery, etc
Word Origin for moquette
C18: from French; of uncertain origin
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