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ve·louror ve·lours (və-lo͝or′)
n. pl. ve·lours (-lo͝orz′)
1. A closely napped fabric resembling velvet, used chiefly for clothing and upholstery.
2. A felt resembling velvet, used in making hats.
[Alteration of French velours, velvet, from Old French velour, alteration of velous, from Old Provençal velos, from Latin villōsus, hairy, from villus, shaggy hair.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
(Textiles) any of various fabrics with a velvet-like finish, used for upholstery, coats, hats, etc
[C18: from Old French velous, from Old Provençal velos velvet, from Latin villosus shaggy, from villus shaggy hair; compare Latin vellus a fleece]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. a velvetlike fabric of rayon, wool, or any of several other natural or synthetic fibers, used for clothing and upholstery.
2. a velvety fur felt, as of beaver, for hats.
[1700–10; < French, Middle French; Old French velous < Old Provençal velos velvet < Latin villōsus hairy]
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A fabric with a thick pile like velvet.
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|Noun||1.||velour - heavy fabric that resembles velvet|
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velourvelours [vəˈlʊəʳ] N → velvetón m
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n → Velours m
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