tarlatan

noun
tar·la·tan | \ ˈtär-lə-tən \

Definition of tarlatan 

: a sheer cotton fabric in open plain weave usually heavily sized for stiffness

First Known Use of tarlatan

circa 1741, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tarlatan

French tarlatane

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