perpetuana

noun
per·​pet·​u·​a·​na | \ pə(r)ˌpechəˈwänə \
plural -s

Definition of perpetuana

: a durable usually wool or worsted fabric made in England from the late 16th through the 18th centuries

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History and Etymology for perpetuana

Latin perpetuus continuous, perpetual + -ana, feminine of -anus -an

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“Perpetuana.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/perpetuana. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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