noun shan·tung \(ˌ)shan-ˈtəŋ\

Definition of SHANTUNG

:  a fabric in plain weave having a slightly irregular surface due to uneven slubbed filling yarns

Origin of SHANTUNG

Shantung (Shandong), China
First Known Use: circa 1882


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