tabaret

[tab-uh-rit]
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noun

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

Nearby words

  1. tab.,
  2. tabacco,
  3. tabagie,
  4. tabanid,
  5. tabard,
  6. tabari,
  7. tabasco,
  8. tabbinet,
  9. tabbouleh,
  10. tabbouli

Origin of tabaret

First recorded in 1850–55; perhaps akin to tabby1

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British Dictionary definitions for tabaret

tabaret

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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