malines

play
noun ma·lines \mə-ˈlēn\

Definition of malines

plural

malines

play \-ˈlēn(z)\
  1. 1 :  mechlin

  2. 2 or less commonly maline :  a fine stiff net with a hexagonal mesh that is usually made of silk or rayon and that is often used for veils

Origin and Etymology of malines

French, from Malines (Mechelen), Belgium


First Known Use: 1830

Learn More about malines


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up malines? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).