cameline

noun
cam·​e·​line | \ ˈkaməˌlēn, -m(ə)lə̇n \
plural -s

Definition of cameline

1 : a twilled camel's-hair fabric
2 : a garment made of cameline

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History and Etymology for cameline

Middle English camelyn, from Middle French camelin, from Medieval Latin camelinum, from Latin, neuter of camelinus of a camel, from camelus camel

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“Cameline.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cameline. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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