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A lightweight cotton cloth resembling lawn used for clothing and bandages.
[From Urdu jagannāthī, after Jagannath (Puri), a town of eastern India.]
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(Textiles) a light cotton fabric used for clothing, bandages, etc
[C18: from Urdu jagannāthī, from Jagannāthpūrī, India, where it was originally made]
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1. a lightweight cotton fabric used in the manufacture of clothing and bandages.
2. a cotton fabric with one glazed surface, used in bookbinding.
[1760–70; < Urdu jagannāthī, after Jagannāthpūrī in Orissa, India, where the cloth was first made]
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|Noun||1.||jaconet - a lightweight cotton cloth with a smooth and slightly stiff finish; used for clothing and bandages|
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