damassé

noun
da·​mas·​sé | \ ˌdaməˈsā \
plural -s

Definition of damassé

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a damassé fabric especially of linen

damassé

adjective

Definition of damassé (Entry 2 of 2)

: woven like damask

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History and Etymology for damassé

Noun

French, adjective & noun, from past participle of damasser to damask (weave) from Middle French, from damas damask, from Old French, from Damas Damascus, from Latin Damascus

Adjective

French

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“Damassé.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/damass%C3%A9. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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