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also du·ve·tyne  (do͞o′və-tēn′, dyo͞o′-, do͞o′və-tēn′, dyo͞o′-)
A soft, short-napped fabric with a twill weave, made of wool, cotton, rayon, or silk.

[French duvetine, from duvet, down; see duvet.]
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(ˈdjuːvəˌtiːn) ,




(Textiles) a soft napped velvety fabric of cotton, silk, wool, or rayon
[C20: from French duvetine, from duvet down + -ine1]
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(ˈdu vɪˌtin, ˈdyu-)

a velvety, napped fabric, in a twill or satin weave, of wool, cotton, silk, rayon, or synthetic fibers.
[1910–15; < French duvetine=duvet down (see duvet) + -ine -ine3]
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