tricolette

noun
tric·​o·​lette | \ ˌtri-kə-ˈlet How to pronounce tricolette (audio) \

Definition of tricolette

: a usually silk or rayon knitted fabric used especially for women's clothing

First Known Use of tricolette

1919, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tricolette

tricot + -lette (as in flannelette)

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“Tricolette.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tricolette. Accessed 27 May. 2020.

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