tulle

[ tool; French tyl ]
/ tul; French tül /

noun

a thin, fine, machine-made net of acetate, nylon, rayon, or silk.

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Origin of tulle

1810–20; <French, after Tulle, France, where first made

Definition for tulle (2 of 2)

Tulle
[ tool; French tyl ]
/ tul; French tül /

noun

a city in and the capital of Corrèze, in S central France.
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British Dictionary definitions for tulle

tulle
/ (tjuːl) /

noun

a fine net fabric of silk, rayon, etc, used for evening dresses, as a trimming for hats, etc

Word Origin for tulle

C19: from French, from Tulle, city in S central France, where it was first manufactured
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