moreen

noun
mo·​reen | \ mə-ˈrēn How to pronounce moreen (audio) , mȯ- \

Definition of moreen

: a strong fabric of wool, wool and cotton, or cotton with a plain glossy or moiré finish

First Known Use of moreen

circa 1691, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for moreen

probably irregular from moire

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“Moreen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/moreen. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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