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1. A heavy fabric with a thick nap, used for upholstery.
2. A carpet with a deep tufted pile.

[French, alteration of obsolete moucade.]


(Textiles) a thick velvety fabric used for carpets, upholstery, etc
[C18: from French; of uncertain origin]



a type of fabric with a thick, velvety pile, used for carpets and in upholstering.
[1755–65; < French, =moc(ade) imitation velvet (of obscure orig.) + -ette -ette]
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Noun1.moquette - a thick velvety synthetic fabric used for carpets and soft upholstery
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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