nainsook

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Etymology[edit]

From Hindi नैनसुख (nainsukh), from नैन (nain, eye) + सुख (sukh, pleasure, luxury).

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Noun[edit]

nainsook (countable and uncountable, plural nainsooks)

  1. A soft, fine muslin of South Asian origin, sometimes used to make baby clothes.

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