moire

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See also: Moire, moiré, and möire

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French moire, itself from English mohair.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

moire (uncountable)

  1. Originally, a fine textile fabric made of the hair of an Asiatic goat; any textile fabric to which a watered appearance is given.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English mohair.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

moire f (plural moires)

  1. watered fabric, moire