noun bar·a·thea \ˌber-ə-ˈthē-ə, ˌba-rə-\

Definition of BARATHEA

:  a fabric that has a broken rib weave and a pebbly texture and that is made of silk, worsted, or synthetic fiber or a combination of these

Origin of BARATHEA

from Barathea, a trademark
First Known Use: 1862


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