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et·a·mine

 (ĕt′ə-mēn′)
n.
A soft, light, loosely woven cotton or worsted fabric.

[French, from Old French estamine, from Latin stāminea, from feminine of stāmineus, made of threads, from stāmen, thread; see stā- in Indo-European roots.]

etamine

(ˈɛtəˌmiːn) or

etamin

n
(Textiles) a cotton or worsted fabric of loose weave, used for clothing, curtains, etc
[C18: from French, from Latin stāminea, from stāmineus made of threads, from stamen thread, warp]

et•a•mine

(ˈɛt əˌmin)

n.
a lightweight cotton or worsted fabric constructed in plain weave and loosely woven.
[1750–60; < French, Old French estamine « Latin stāminea, n. use of feminine of stāmineus made of thread]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.etamine - a soft cotton or worsted fabric with an open mesh; used for curtains or clothing etc.
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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Contractor name : GROUPEMENT IN SITU / NICOLAEA / CONSEIL PLUS INGENIERIE / ARTEMIS / ETAMINE
Manila is a light yellowish brown; etamine is a light cotton or worsted fabric with an open mesh.
As well as Irish Linen Damask tableware, the site also sells looser woven Irish Linen Etamine in both white and natural colours, as well as fine plain flax linen sourced from Ireland and Belgium.