Shantung

[ shan-tuhng or for 2, shan-tuhng; for 1 also Chinese shahn-doo ng ]
/ ˈʃænˈtʌŋ or for 2, ˈʃæn tʌŋ; for 1 also Chinese ˈʃɑnˈdʊŋ /

noun

(often lowercase) Textiles.
  1. a heavy pongee.Compare tussah.
  2. a fabric imitating this, of rayon or cotton.
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British Dictionary definitions for shantung (1 of 2)

shantung

/ (ˌʃænˈtʌŋ) /

noun

a heavy silk fabric with a knobbly surface
a cotton or rayon imitation of this

Word Origin for shantung

C19: so called because it was first imported to Britain from Shantung in China

British Dictionary definitions for shantung (2 of 2)

Shantung

/ (ˈʃænˈtʌŋ) /

noun

a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Shandong
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