Definition of poplin
: a strong fabric in plain weave with crosswise ribs
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The next day in Montalcino with friends, Michelle opted for another poplin top done well, this one in white by Club Monaco.
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Origin and Etymology of poplin
First Known Use: 1710See Words from the same year
POPLIN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of poplin for English Language Learners
: a strong cotton cloth
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