Taffeta meaning

tăfĭ-tə
A crisp, smooth, plain-woven fabric with a slight sheen, made of various fibers, such as silk, rayon, or nylon, and used especially for women's garments.
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Made of or resembling this fabric.
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A crisp, smooth, plain-woven fabric with a slight sheen, made of various fibers, such as silk, rayon, or nylon, and used especially for women's garments.
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Made of or resembling this fabric.
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A fine, rather stiff fabric of silk, nylon, acetate, etc., with a sheen.
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Like or made of taffeta.
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Origin of taffeta

  • Middle English taffata from Old French taffetas from Old Italian taffetà from Persian tāfta silk or linen cloth from past participle of tāftan to twist, spin

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

  • Middle English taffata from Old French taffetas from Old Italian taffetà from Persian tāfta silk or linen cloth from past participle of tāftan to twist, spin

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

  • From French taffetas, from Italian taffettà, from Persian تافته (tâfte).

    From Wiktionary