palampore

[pal-uh m-pawr, -pohr]

noun

a cotton print woven in India and used for clothing, canopies, etc.

Nearby words

  1. palaestra,
  2. palagi,
  3. palais,
  4. palais de danse,
  5. palais glide,
  6. palanquin,
  7. palapa,
  8. palatable,
  9. palatal,
  10. palatal index

Also pal·am·poor [pal-uh m-poo r] /ˈpæl əmˌpʊər/.

Origin of palampore

First recorded in 1690–1700; probably after Palanpur, city in Rajputana, India

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