Mar·​seilles mär-ˈsālz How to pronounce Marseilles (audio)
: a firm cotton fabric that is similar to piqué

Word History


Marseilles, France

First Known Use

1762, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Marseilles was in 1762

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“Marseilles.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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