eolienne

noun
eo·​li·​enne | \ (ˌ)āˌōlēˈen, (ˌ)ēˌō- \
plural -s

Definition of eolienne

: a lustrous lightweight dress fabric woven with a silk warp and coarser filling threads of wool, rayon, or cotton that make a fine cross rib

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History and Etymology for eolienne

French éolienne, from feminine of éolien Aeolean (of Aeolus), from Aeolus + French -ien -ian

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“Eolienne.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eolienne. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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