marocain

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French, literally "Moroccan".

Noun[edit]

marocain (countable and uncountable, plural marocains)

  1. A heavy crepe fabric having a cross-ribbed texture.
    • 1922, Good Housekeeping, volume 74, page 35:
      Rodier's favored wool fabric this spring is Crêpella, a wool crêpe marocain. It is evident that crêpe gained such favor during the past season that Rodier now applies the same process to woolens.
    • 1932, Thomas C. Ballagh, Textile market of Argentina, page 89:
      The types of cloth wanted are principally flat crepe, marocain, georgettes, lingerie silk, crepe de Chine, and satin.
    • 2016, J. Hayavadana, Woven Fabric Structure Design and Product Planning, page 124:
      Silk crepe yarns have been very widely used in the past for well-known fabrics such as crepe-de-chine, marocain and georgette.

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Etymology[edit]

Maroc +‎ -ain

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Adjective[edit]

marocain (feminine singular marocaine, masculine plural marocains, feminine plural marocaines)

  1. Moroccan (pertaining to Morocco's people, language or culture)

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