Calamanco definition

kălə-măngkō
A glossy fabric of wool or a wool blend, traditionally having a checked pattern on one side.
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A former kind of woolen cloth woven with a glossy, patterned face.
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A glossy woolen fabric with striped or checkered designs.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of calamanco - calimanco

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
calamanco
Plural:
calamancoes, calamancos

Origin of calamanco

  • Perhaps from Spanish calamaco from Late Latin calamaucus felt cap

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Spanish calamaco, from Late Latin calamaucus (“skullcap”)

    From Wiktionary