ninon

[nee-non; French nee-nawn]
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noun

a sturdy chiffon or voile constructed in either plain or novelty weaves and generally used in the manufacture of women's garments, curtains, and drapery.

Nearby words

  1. ninja loan,
  2. ninjitsu,
  3. ninjutsu,
  4. ninny,
  5. ninnyhammer,
  6. ninon de lenclos,
  7. nintendo,
  8. ninth,
  9. ninth amendment,
  10. ninth chord

Origin of ninon

1910–15; < French: generic use of nickname for Anne proper name

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British Dictionary definitions for ninon

ninon

noun

a fine strong silky fabric

Word Origin for ninon

C20: from French

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