barathea

noun
bar·​a·​thea | \ ˌber-ə-ˈthē-ə How to pronounce barathea (audio) , ˌba-rə- \

Definition of barathea

: 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

First Known Use of barathea

1862, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for barathea

from Barathea, a trademark

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“Barathea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/barathea. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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