tricotine [trik-uh-teen, tree-kuh-] ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. cavalry twill.

Origin of tricotine 1895–1900; French, equivalent to tricot tricot + -ine -ine1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for tricotine Historical Examples of tricotine

  • Good taste is undeniably evident in the simple, one-piece business dress of navy blue serge or tricotine.

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    Lillian Eichler Watson

  • British Dictionary definitions for tricotine tricotine noun

    1. a twill-weave woollen fabric resembling gabardine

    Word Origin for tricotine C20: from French; see tricot Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

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