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A fine, often starched net of silk, rayon, or nylon, used especially for veils, tutus, or gowns.
[French, after Tulle, a city of south-central France.]
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(Textiles) a fine net fabric of silk, rayon, etc, used for evening dresses, as a trimming for hats, etc
[C19: from French, from Tulle, city in S central France, where it was first manufactured]
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tulle(tul; Fr. tül)
a thin, fine, machine-made net of acetate, nylon, rayon, or silk.
[1810–20; < French, after Tulle, city in S central France]
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tulle[tjuːl] N → tul m
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tulle[ˈtjuːl] n → tulle m
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n → Tüll m
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tulle[tjuːl] n → tulle m
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