crepon

noun
cre·​pon | \ ˈkrā-ˌpän How to pronounce crepon (audio) \

Definition of crepon

: a heavy crepe fabric with lengthwise crinkles

First Known Use of crepon

1836, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for crepon

French, from crêpe

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“Crepon.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crepon. Accessed 29 January 2020.

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