duvetyn

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noun duve·tyn \ˈdü-və-ˌtēn, ˈdyü-, ˈdəv-ˌtēn\

Definition of duvetyn

  1. :  a smooth lustrous velvety fabric

Origin and Etymology of duvetyn

French duvetine, from duvet down, from Medieval French, alteration of *dumet, diminutive of Old French dun, dum down, from Old Norse dūnn — more at down


First Known Use: 1913

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