colberteen

noun
col·​ber·​teen
variants: or colbertine \ ˈkälbə(r)ˌtēn , ˈkōl-​ \
plural -s

Definition of colberteen

: a lace with a coarse network of open square mesh

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History and Etymology for colberteen

after Jean B. Colbert †1683 French statesman + English -een or -ine

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“Colberteen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/colberteen. Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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