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pi·ña cloth

A soft sheer fabric made from the fibers of pineapple leaves.

[Spanish piña, pine cone, pineapple, from Latin pīnea, pine cone, from pīnus, pine; see peiə- in Indo-European roots.]

piña cloth

(Textiles) a fine fabric made from the fibres of the pineapple leaf
[C19: from Spanish piña pineapple]
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Noun1.pina cloth - a fine cloth made from pineapple fibers
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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