jaconet

noun
jac·​o·​net | \ ˈja-kə-ˌnet How to pronounce jaconet (audio) \

Definition of jaconet

: a lightweight cotton cloth used for clothing and bandages

First Known Use of jaconet

1769, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for jaconet

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

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“Jaconet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jaconet. Accessed 8 Jul. 2020.

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