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velure

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noun ve·lure \ve-ˈlu̇r, vel-ˈyu̇r, ˈvel-yər\

Definition of velure

obsolete

  1. :  velvet; also :  a fabric resembling velvet



Origin and Etymology of velure

modification of Middle French velour


First Known Use: 1587


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