Definition of douppioni
1 : a usually large and uneven double silk thread reeled usually from two united cocoons and used in various fabrics (as shantung and pongee)
2 : a fabric of douppioni yarn
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Origin and Etymology of douppioni
French & Italian; French doupion, from Italian doppione (plural doppioni) double cocoon made by two silkworms, augmentative of doppio double, from Latin duplus — more at double
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