ikat definition by Webster's New World
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- a weaving technique, orig. of Asia, in which a pattern is created from tie-dyed thread
- a fabric made by this technique
ikat definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A craft in which one tie-dyes and weaves yarn to create an intricately designed fabric.
- The fabric so created.
Origin: Malay, tying, binding.