mockado

noun

mock·​a·​do
məˈkä(ˌ)dō
plural -es
1
: a fabric made chiefly in the 16th and 17th centuries usually of wool and in imitation of velvet
2
obsolete : inferior stuff : trumpery

Word History

Etymology

modification of obsolete Italian mocaiardo, mocaiarro fabric of camel's or goat's hair, mohair

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“Mockado.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mockado. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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