madras

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See also: Madras and madrás

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Madras.

Noun[edit]

madras (uncountable)

  1. a brightly colored cotton fabric with a checked or striped pattern.
    • 2004, The New Yorker, 30 August 2004, p.38
      The service makes available, during limited weekend hours, a handful of the company’s items – cargo shorts, tank tops, and the like – to the Hamptons house guest who discovers that he can’t make it to Monday without purchasing one of those weird madras patchwork blazers

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch matras or German Matratze (from Middle High German, from Old Italian materazzo).

Noun[edit]

madras c (singular definite madrassen, plural indefinite madrasser)

  1. mattress

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Madras.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /madʁɑs/, /madʁas/

Noun[edit]

madras m (plural madras)

  1. (textiles) madras

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Màdras.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mǎdras/
  • Hyphenation: mad‧ras

Noun[edit]

màdras m (Cyrillic spelling ма̀драс)

  1. (textiles) madras

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References[edit]

  • madras” in Hrvatski jezični portal