Gobelin

adjective
Go·​be·​lin | \ ˈgō-bə-lən How to pronounce Gobelin (audio) , ˌgō-bə-ˈlaⁿ How to pronounce Gobelin (audio) \

Definition of Gobelin

: of, relating to, or characteristic of tapestry produced at the Gobelin works in Paris

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Gobelin noun

First Known Use of Gobelin

circa 1750, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Gobelin

Gobelin dye and tapestry works, Paris, France

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The first known use of Gobelin was circa 1750

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“Gobelin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gobelin. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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