moreen

noun

mo·​reen mə-ˈrēn How to pronounce moreen (audio)
mȯ-
: a strong fabric of wool, wool and cotton, or cotton with a plain glossy or moiré finish

Word History

Etymology

probably irregular from moire

First Known Use

circa 1691, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of moreen was circa 1691

Cite this Entry

“Moreen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/moreen. Accessed 2 Feb. 2023.

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