shalloon

noun

shal·​loon shə-ˈlün How to pronounce shalloon (audio)
sha-
: a lightweight twilled fabric of wool or worsted

Word History

Etymology

Châlons-sur-Marne, France

First Known Use

1665, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of shalloon was in 1665

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Cite this Entry

“Shalloon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shalloon. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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