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or sat·i·nette

  1. a satin-weave fabric made with cotton warp and wool filling, fulled and finished to resemble wool.
  2. a thin, light satin.
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Origin of satinet

From French, dating back to 1695–1705; see origin at satin, -et
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Historical Examples of satinette

  • Later on, when performing, they would be entitled to a celluloid collar, satinette knickers and pumps.

    The Bill-Toppers

    Andre Castaigne

British Dictionary definitions for satinette



  1. a thin or imitation satin
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Word Origin for satinet

C18: from French: small satin
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Word Origin and History for satinette


also satinet, 1703, from French satinet, diminutive of satin (see satin). So called because it was thought to resemble satin.

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