poplin

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noun pop·lin \ˈpä-plən\

Definition of poplin

  1. :  a strong fabric in plain weave with crosswise ribs

Origin and Etymology of poplin

French papeline


First Known Use: 1710


POPLIN Defined for English Language Learners

poplin

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noun pop·lin \ˈpä-plən\

Definition of poplin for English Language Learners

  • : a strong cotton cloth


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