Simple Definition of textile
; especially : a fabric that is woven or knit
textiles : the businesses that make textiles
Full Definition of textile
1 : cloth 1a; especially : a woven or knit cloth
2 : a fiber, filament, or yarn used in making cloth
Examples of textile
They import fine silk textiles from China.
<brought back a whole suitcase of beautiful textiles from India>
Origin of textile
Latin, from neuter of textilis woven, from texere
First Known Use: 1626
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