camaca

noun
cam·​a·​ca
variants: or less commonly camaka \ ˈkaməkə \
plural -s

Definition of camaca

: a medieval fabric probably of silk and camel's hair used for draperies and garments

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History and Etymology for camaca

Middle English, from Middle French camocas or Medieval Latin camoca, from Arabic & Persian kamkha, kimkha

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“Camaca.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/camaca. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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