Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A coarse stuff, usually of cotton, originally made in India.
  • n. An imitation of this fabric.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A coarse stuff, usually of cotton, originally made in India. Also, an imitation of this fabric made for export.

Etymologies

Persian, meaning "woven, wrought". (Wiktionary)

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