cretonne
[ kri-ton ]
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Part of Speech noun
Origin + Etymology
18th century; French from French cretonne, supposedly from Creton, village in Normandy where it originally was made.
Definition
a heavy cotton material in colorfully printed designs, used especially for drapery and slipcovers
Example
The interior decorator is suggesting we replace the shabby silk drapes with a fine cretonne.
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