delaine

noun

de·​laine
də̇ˈlān,
dēˈ-
plural -s
1
: a lightweight dress fabric of wool or wool and cotton made in prints or solid colors
2
usually capitalized [by shortening] : delaine merino

Word History

Etymology

French (mousseline) de laine muslin of wool

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“Delaine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/delaine. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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