faconne

1 of 2

adjective

fa·​con·​ne
¦fasə¦nā
of textiles
: having a pattern that consists of small scattered figures or a fancy weave

faconne

2 of 2

noun

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plural -s
1
: a faconne fabric (as a jacquard)
2
: the pattern or a figure of the pattern on a faconne fabric

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

French façonné, from past participle of façonner to work, fashion, from façon make, fashioning, manner, from Latin faction-, factio action of making, company, faction

Noun

French façonné, from façonné, adjective

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“Faconne.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/faconne. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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