ratiné

noun
ra·​ti·​né | \ˌra-tə-ˈnā \
variants: or ratine \ˌra-​tə-​ˈnā, ra-​ˈtēn \

Definition of ratiné 

1 : a rough bulky fabric usually woven loosely in plain weave from ratiné yarns

2 : a nubby ply yarn of various fibers made by twisting under tension a thick and a thin yarn

First Known Use of ratiné

circa 1914, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for ratiné

French ratiné

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