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piña cloth

noun

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


piña cloth

/ ˈpiːnjə /

noun

  1. a fine fabric made from the fibres of the pineapple leaf


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Word History and Origins

Origin of piña cloth1

First recorded in 1855–60
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Word History and Origins

Origin of piña cloth1

C19: from Spanish piña pineapple
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Example Sentences

Their dress is a satin skirt handsomely embroidered, and a waist of pina cloth, having flowing sleeves.

The pina cloth is made from the fibre of a leaf resembling that of the pineapple.

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