Definition of tricot
1 : a plain warp-knitted fabric (as of nylon, wool, rayon, silk, or cotton) with a close inelastic knit and used especially in clothing (such as underwear)
2 : a twilled clothing fabric of wool with fine warp ribs or of wool and cotton with fine weft ribs
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His fall collection explored geometric structures rendered in polyurethane bonded with nylon tricot, a material more commonly used for industrial purposes, like car interiors.
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