thibet

noun
thi·​bet
variants: or less commonly tibet \ tə̇ˈbet , usually -​et+V \
plural -s

Definition of thibet

1 : a fine woolen fabric formerly used for dresses
2 : a suiting and coating fabric usually of wool and finished with a soft smooth heavily-felted face

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History and Etymology for thibet

Thibet (Tibet), country in central Asia where the wool was originally produced

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“Thibet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thibet. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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