etamine

noun
eta·​mine | \ ˈā-tə-ˌmēn How to pronounce etamine (audio) \

Definition of etamine

: a light cotton or worsted fabric with an open mesh

First Known Use of etamine

1714, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for etamine

French étamine

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“Etamine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/etamine. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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