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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.]
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(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]
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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]
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|Noun||1.||etamine - a soft cotton or worsted fabric with an open mesh; used for curtains or clothing etc.|
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