ratteen

noun
rat·​teen | \ ra-ˈtēn How to pronounce ratteen (audio) \

Definition of ratteen

archaic
: a coarse woolen fabric

First Known Use of ratteen

1685, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ratteen

French ratine

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“Ratteen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ratteen. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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