jaconet

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noun jac·o·net \ˈja-kə-ˌnet\

Definition of jaconet

  1. :  a lightweight cotton cloth used for clothing and bandages

Origin and Etymology of jaconet

modification of Hindi & Urdu jagannāthī, from Jagannāth, seaport in India


First Known Use: 1769

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