tricolette

noun

tric·​o·​lette ˌtri-kə-ˈlet How to pronounce tricolette (audio)
: a usually silk or rayon knitted fabric used especially for women's clothing

Word History

Etymology

tricot + -lette (as in flannelette)

First Known Use

1919, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tricolette was in 1919

Dictionary Entries Near tricolette

Cite this Entry

“Tricolette.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tricolette. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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