Moreen meaning

mə-rēn, mô-
A sturdy fabric of wool, cotton, or wool and cotton, often with an embossed finish, used especially for upholstery.
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A strong fabric, as of wool or cotton, having, esp. formerly, a moiré, or watered, finish.
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A thick woollen fabric, watered or with embossed figures, used in upholstery, for curtains, etc.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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Origin of moreen

  • Possibly from moiré

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

  • Compare mohair.

    From Wiktionary