nounpl. -·coes or -·cos
a former kind of woolen cloth woven with a glossy, patterned face
Origin of calamancoSpanish calamaco, calamanco
A glossy fabric of wool or a wool blend, traditionally having a checked pattern on one side.
Origin of calamancoPerhaps from Spanish calamaco from Late Latin calamaucus felt cap
Spanish calamaco, from Late Latin calamaucus (“skullcap”)