noun \ˈstrē¦ā\

Definition of strié



  1. :  a striped design used especially in textiles that consists of faint streaked vertical lines of color close in tone to the background

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Origin and Etymology of strié

French, from strié, adjective, striated, fluted, grooved, from Latin striatus, past participle of striare to form furrows — more at striated

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a brief usually trivial fact

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