- the technique or art of knotting lengths of cord or thread into decorative patterns
- a kind of coarse lace or fringe produced in this way, used as a belt, necklace, wall hanging, edging, etc.
Origin of macraméFrench from Italian macrame from Turkish makrama, napkin from Arabic miqramah, a veil
made of or by macramé: a macramé bracelet
Also written macrame
Coarse lacework made by weaving and knotting cords into a pattern.
Origin of macrameFrench from Italian macramè from Turkish makrama towel from Arabic miqrama embroidered veil from qarama to gnaw, nibble qrm