variants or less commonly calimanco
plural -es
often attributive
: a glossy woolen fabric of satin weave with striped or checkered designs manufactured from the 16th to the 19th centuries
: a garment made of calamanco

Word History


perhaps modification of Spanish calamaco, modification of Late Latin calamaucus felt cap, skullcap

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“Calamanco.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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