Definition of marocain
: a ribbed crepe fabric used in women's clothing
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Allegation: Off-duty policeman working security at Little Rock, Ark., mall pepper sprays angry, argumentative would-be shoplifter of shorts (not to be confused with marocains).
Words to know: les macareaux: puffins marocain: Moroccan a) Mademoiselle loves Moroccan puffins.
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Origin and Etymology of marocain
French (crêpe) marocain, literally, Moroccan crepe
First Known Use: 1922See Words from the same year
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