bombazine


bom·ba·zine

noun \ˌbäm-bə-ˈzēn\

Definition of BOMBAZINE

1
:  a twilled fabric with silk warp and worsted filling
2
:  a silk fabric in twill weave dyed black

Origin of BOMBAZINE

Middle French bombasin, from Medieval Latin bombacinum, bombycinum silken texture, from Latin, neuter of bombycinus of silk, from bombyc-, bombyx
First Known Use: 1572

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