Definition of bombazine
1 : a twilled fabric with silk warp and worsted filling
2 : a silk fabric in twill weave dyed black
Origin and Etymology of bombazine
Middle French bombasin, from Medieval Latin bombacinum, bombycinum silken texture, from Latin, neuter of bombycinus of silk, from bombyc-, bombyx
First Known Use: 1572See Words from the same year
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