ratiné

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noun ra·ti·né \ˌra-tə-ˈnā\
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ratine

\ˌra-tə-ˈnā, ra-ˈtēn\

Definition of ratiné

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

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

Origin and Etymology of ratiné

French ratiné


First Known Use: circa 1914

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