velure

noun
ve·​lure | \ve-ˈlu̇r, vel-ˈyu̇r, ˈvel-yər\

Definition of velure 

obsolete

: velvet also : a fabric resembling velvet

First Known Use of velure

1587, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for velure

borrowed from Middle French velour, velours "velvet, velour"

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about velure

Dictionary Entries near velure

velt-marshal

velum

velumen

velure

velutina

velutinous

velveret

Statistics for velure

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for velure

The first known use of velure was in 1587

See more words from the same year

Comments on velure

What made you want to look up velure? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

having a pattern of small flowers

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Find the Cousins

  • a-large-tree-with-many-branches
  • Which pair shares a common word ancestor?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!