xiné

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Etymology[edit]

From French chiné, past participle of chiner (to produce fabric in this manner), from Chine (China) as the source of this technique.

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Noun[edit]

xiné m (plural xinés)

  1. A patterned textile which has the pattern produced by dying the warp threads with the pattern prior to weaving, thereby blurring the image randomly when woven.