variants or estamene
plural -s
: a worsted twilled fabric with a rough face

Word History


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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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