tabinet

or tab·bi·net

[ tab-uh-net ]
/ ˈtæb əˌnɛt /

noun

a fabric resembling poplin, made of silk and wool and usually given a watered finish.

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Origin of tabinet

1770–80; obsolete tabine (perhaps tabb(y)1 + -ine2) + -et
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