estamin

noun
es·​ta·​min | \ ˈestəmə̇n \
variants: or estamene \ ˈestəˌmēn , ˌ⸗⸗ˈ⸗ \
plural -s

Definition of estamin

: a worsted twilled fabric with a rough face

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History and Etymology for estamin

from obsolete French estamine (now étamine), from Middle French, from Medieval Latin staminia, from Latin staminea, feminine of stamineus made of threads, from stamin-, stamen warp, thread, cloth

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“Estamin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/estamin. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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