Camlet Definition

kămlĭt
noun
A medieval fabric of camel's hair or Angora wool.
Webster's New World
A satiny fabric of silk and wool or goat's hair.
Webster's New World
A garment made of either of these fabrics.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Camlet

Noun

Singular:
camlet
Plural:
camlets

Origin of Camlet

  • Middle English chamelet from Old French chamelot perhaps from Arabic ḫamla nap, fibers

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

  • From Arabic خَمْلَة (xámlat, “velvet”), via Middle French to Middle English

    From Wiktionary

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