tabaret

[ tab-uh-rit ]
/ ˈtæb ə rɪt /

noun

a durable silk or acetate fabric having alternating stripes of satin and moiré, for drapery and upholstery.

Origin of tabaret

First recorded in 1850–55; perhaps akin to tabby1
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tabaret

/ (ˈtæbərɪt) /

noun

a hard-wearing fabric of silk or similar cloth with stripes of satin or moire, used esp for upholstery

Word Origin for tabaret

C19: perhaps from tabby 1
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