noun bar·a·thea \ˌber-ə-ˈthē-ə, ˌba-rə-\

Definition of barathea

  1. :  a fabric that has a broken rib weave and a pebbly texture and that is made of silk, worsted, or synthetic fiber or a combination of these

Origin and Etymology of barathea

from Barathea, a trademark

First Known Use: 1862

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