noun duve·tyn \ˈdü-və-ˌtēn, ˈdyü-, ˈdəv-ˌtēn\

Definition of DUVETYN

:  a smooth lustrous velvety fabric

Origin of DUVETYN

French duvetine, from duvet down, from Middle French, alteration of *dumet, diminutive of Old French dun, dum down, from Old Norse dūnn — more at down
First Known Use: 1913


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