macramé


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macramé

mac·ra·mé

 (măk′rə-mā′)
n.
Coarse lacework made by weaving and knotting cords into a pattern.

[French, from Italian macramè, from Turkish makrama, towel, from Arabic miqrama, embroidered veil, from qarama, to gnaw, nibble; see qrm in Semitic roots.]
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macramé

(məˈkrɑːmɪ)
n
(Crafts) a type of ornamental work made by knotting and weaving coarse thread into a pattern
[C19: via French and Italian from Turkish makrama towel, from Arabic migramah striped cloth]
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mac•ra•mé

or mac•ra•me

(ˈmæk rəˌmeɪ)

n.
1. Also called mac′ramé lace′. lacelike webbing made of knotted cord or yarn.
2. the technique of producing macramé.
[1865–70; < French < Italian macramè kind of fringe < Turkish makrama napkin < Arabic miqrama coverlet]
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macramé


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Ornamental work created by weaving and knotting coarse thread into patterns.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.macramé - a relatively coarse lacemacrame - a relatively coarse lace; made by weaving and knotting cords
lace - a delicate decorative fabric woven in an open web of symmetrical patterns
Verb1.macramé - make knotted patternsmacrame - make knotted patterns; "macrame a plant holder"
knot - make into knots; make knots out of; "She knotted her fingers"
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Translations
نَسيج مُخَرَّم غَليظ
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macramé

[məˈkrɑːmɪ] Nmacramé m
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macramé

nMakramee nt
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macrame

[məˈkrɑːmɪ] nmacramè m
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macramé

(məˈkraːmi) noun
the craft of tying thread, string etc in decorative knots.
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