Jaconet meaning

jăkə-nĕt
A lightweight cotton cloth resembling lawn used for clothing and bandages.
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Any of various lightweight cotton cloths, often glazed, used for clothing, bandages, etc.
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A type of cotton cloth, especially as dyed and waterproofed.
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Origin of jaconet

  • From Urdu jagannāthī after Jagannath (Puri), a town of eastern India

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

  • From Hindi जगन्नाथ / Urdu جگنّاتھ (jagannāth), former name of Puri in India, where the material came from. Compare juggernaut.

    From Wiktionary