cassimere

noun

cas·​si·​mere ˈka-zə-ˌmir How to pronounce cassimere (audio)
ˈka-sə-
: a closely woven smooth twilled usually wool fabric (as for suits)

Word History

Etymology

obsolete Cassimere (Kashmir)

First Known Use

1774, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cassimere was in 1774

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Cite this Entry

“Cassimere.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cassimere. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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