indienne

1 of 2

noun

in·​dienne
¦andē¦en
plural -s
: a light cotton fabric with designs painted or printed in imitation of designs used originally in subcontinental India

indienne

2 of 2

adjective

"
often capitalized
: seasoned (as with curry) in East Indian style
rice indienne

Word History

Etymology

Noun

French, from feminine of indien Indian, from Medieval Latin indianus

Adjective

French, feminine of indien Indian

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“Indienne.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/indienne. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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