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See also: Marocain
French, literally "Moroccan".
- 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.
- Moroccan (pertaining to Morocco's people, language or culture)