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 (mə-rēn′, mô-)
A sturdy fabric of wool, cotton, or wool and cotton, often with an embossed finish, used especially for upholstery.

[Possibly from moiré.]


(Textiles) a heavy, usually watered, fabric of wool or wool and cotton, used esp in furnishing
[C17: perhaps from moire, influenced by velveteen]



a heavy fabric of wool or cotton with a moiré finish.
[1685–95; mor- (perhaps alter. of moiré) + (velvet)een]
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Noun1.moreen - a heavy fabric of wool (or wool and cotton) used mostly in upholstery or for curtains
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"
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