tabinet

noun
tab·​i·​net
variants: or tabbinet \ ˈtabəˌnet \
plural -s

Definition of tabinet

: a silk and worsted fabric similar to poplin and usually given a moiré finish

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History and Etymology for tabinet

tabinet from obsolete English tabine, a fabric, probably tabby (probably from tabby entry 1 + -ine) + English -et; tabbinet alteration (influenced by tabby entry 1) of tabinet

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“Tabinet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tabinet. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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