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tricotine

[trik-uh-teen, tree-kuh-]
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noun
  1. cavalry twill.
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Origin of tricotine

1895–1900; < French, equivalent to tricot tricot + -ine -ine1
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  • Good taste is undeniably evident in the simple, one-piece business dress of navy blue serge or tricotine.

    Book of Etiquette, Volume 2

    Lillian Eichler Watson


British Dictionary definitions for tricotine

tricotine

noun
  1. a twill-weave woollen fabric resembling gabardine
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Word Origin

C20: from French; see tricot
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