canton crepe

noun, often capitalized first C
\ ˈka(a)n‧ˌtän- \

Definition of canton crepe

: a soft thick dress crepe made of silk or rayon in plain weave with fine crosswise ribs

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History and Etymology for canton crepe

from Canton, China

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“Canton crepe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/canton%20crepe. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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