A loosely woven fabric with a rough nubby texture.
Origin of ratineFrench, past participle of ratiner, to adorn, from ratine, ratteen; see ratteen.
Variant of ratiné
a coarse, loosely woven fabric of cotton, wool, rayon, etc., with a nubby or knotty surface
Origin of ratinéFrench frizzed, tufted (of the nap) ; from past participle of Old French an unverified form raster, to scrape, ultimately ; from Classical Latin rasus: see raze