thibet

noun

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

Word History

Etymology

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 15 Apr. 2024.

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