from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A fabric of fine cotton muslin of Bengali origin, with coloured stripes and patterns.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A silk fabric, with a woven pattern of sprigs of flowers.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A variety of Dacca, muslin woven in designs of flowers.


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