armozeen

noun
ar·​mo·​zeen
variants: or armozine \ ¦ärmə¦zēn \
plural -s

Definition of armozeen

: a heavy generally black taffeta-weave silk used for clerical robes and mourning

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History and Etymology for armozeen

probably from Italian ermesino, from Harmozia (now Hormuz, Ormuz), ancient town on coast of Persia

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“Armozeen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/armozeen. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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