piña cloth


noun

a fine, sheer fabric of pineapple-leaf fiber, used especially for lingerie.

Nearby words

  1. pizzicato,
  2. pizzle,
  3. pièce d'occasion,
  4. pièce de résistance,
  5. piña,
  6. piña colada,
  7. piñata,
  8. piñon,
  9. piñon jay,
  10. più

Origin of piña cloth

First recorded in 1855–60

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British Dictionary definitions for pina cloth

piña cloth

noun

a fine fabric made from the fibres of the pineapple leaf

Word Origin for piña cloth

C19: from Spanish piña pineapple

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