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jean

 (jēn)
n.
1. A strong, twilled cotton, traditionally used in making uniforms and work clothes.
2. jeans Pants made of jean, denim, or another durable fabric.

[Short for obsolete jene fustian, Genoan fustian, from Middle English jene, gene, from Old French Genes, Genoa.]
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jean

(dʒiːn)
n
(Textiles) a tough twill-weave cotton fabric used for hard-wearing trousers, overalls, etc
[C16: short for jean fustian, from Gene Genoa]

Jean

(French ʒɑ̃)
n
1. (Biography) born 1921, full name Jean Benoît Guillaume Robert Antoine Louis Marie Adolphe Marc d'Aviano, grand duke of Luxembourg (1964–2000)
2. (Biography) Michaelle. born 1957, in Haiti. Canadian stateswoman and broadcaster; governor-general from 2005
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jean

(dʒin)

n.
1. Sometimes, jeans. a sturdy twilled fabric, usu. of cotton.
2. jeans, (used with a pl. v.)
b. trousers of various fabrics, styled or constructed like blue jeans.
[1485–95; short for jean fustian, earlier Gene(s)fustian Genoa fustian]
jeaned, adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jean - (usually plural) close-fitting trousers of heavy denim for manual work or casual wearjean - (usually plural) close-fitting trousers of heavy denim for manual work or casual wear
levis, Levi's - a popular brand of jeans
trouser, pant - (usually in the plural) a garment extending from the waist to the knee or ankle, covering each leg separately; "he had a sharp crease in his trousers"
workwear - heavy-duty clothes for manual or physical work
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
2.jean - a coarse durable twill-weave cotton fabricjean - a coarse durable twill-weave cotton fabric
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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