cretonne

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noun cre·tonne \ˈkrē-ˌtän, kri-ˈtän\

Definition of cretonne

  1. :  a strong cotton or linen cloth used especially for curtains and upholstery

Origin and Etymology of cretonne

French, from Creton, Normandy


First Known Use: 1863


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