vigoureux

[ vee-guh-roo; French vee-goo-rœ ]
/ ˌvi gəˈrʊ; French vi guˈrœ /

noun

a fabric having a dark and light pattern produced by vigoureux printing.

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Origin of vigoureux

see origin at vigoureux printing
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Example sentences from the Web for vigoureux

  • Major Vigoureux' face had whitened as he read that letter, five years ago.

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  • By the bye, Vigoureux—if you'll not mind my saying so—you handled that Council of yours admirably.

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