leno

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noun le·no \ ˈlē-(ˌ)nō \

Definition of leno

1 :an open weave in which pairs of warp yarns cross one another and thereby lock the filling yarn in position
2 :a fabric made with a leno weave

Origin and Etymology of leno

perhaps from French linon linen fabric, lawn, from Middle French lin flax, linen, from Latin linum flax


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