piña cloth

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noun pi·ña cloth \ˈpēn-yə-\

Definition of piña cloth

  1. :  a lustrous transparent cloth of Philippine origin that is woven of silky pineapple fibers

Origin and Etymology of piña cloth

Spanish piña pineapple, pinecone, from Latin pinea pinecone — more at pineal


First Known Use: 1856


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