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sateen

[ sa-teen ]
/ sæˈtin /
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noun
a strong cotton fabric constructed in satin weave and having a lustrous face.
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Origin of sateen

1875–80; variant of satin, by association with velveteen
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British Dictionary definitions for sateen

sateen
/ (sæˈtiːn) /

noun
a glossy linen or cotton fabric, woven in such a way that it resembles satin

Word Origin for sateen

C19: changed from satin, on the model of velveteen
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