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


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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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