osnaburg

noun

os·​na·​burg
ˈäznəˌbərg
plural -s
: a rough coarse durable cotton fabric in plain weave made originally of flax and used in the gray for bagging and industrial purposes and in various finishes usually for upholstery, sportswear, and curtains

Word History

Etymology

irregular from Osnabrück, Germany

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“Osnaburg.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/osnaburg. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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