etamine

noun

eta·​mine ˈā-tə-ˌmēn How to pronounce etamine (audio)
: a light cotton or worsted fabric with an open mesh

Word History

Etymology

French étamine

First Known Use

1714, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of etamine was in 1714

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Cite this Entry

“Etamine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/etamine. Accessed 5 Mar. 2024.

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