bouclé


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bou·clé

or bou·cle  (bo͞o-klā′)
n.
1. A type of yarn usually consisting of three strands, one of which is less taut, creating a looped or curly texture.
2. Fabric woven or knitted from this yarn.

[French, from past participle of boucler, to curl, from Old French, from boucle, buckle, curl of hair; see buckle.]

bouclé

(ˈbuːkleɪ)
n
(Textiles) a curled or looped yarn or fabric giving a thick knobbly effect
adj
(Textiles) of or designating such a yarn or fabric: a bouclé wool coat.
[C19: from French bouclé curly, from boucle a curl, buckle]

bou•clé

or bou•cle

(buˈkleɪ)

n., pl. -clés or -cles.
1. yarn with loops producing a rough, nubby appearance on woven or knitted fabrics.
2. a fabric made of this yarn.
[1890–95; < French: literally, curled]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.boucle - a fabric of uneven yarn that has an uneven knobby effect
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
Translations

bouclé

[ˈbuːkleɪ]
A. Nlana f or ropa f rizada
B. ADJde lana rizada

bouclé

nBouclé nt

bouclé

[ˈbuːkleɪ]
1. nlana (or tessuto) bouclé
2. adjbouclé inv