mulmul

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Hindi [Term?].

Noun[edit]

mulmul (countable and uncountable, plural mulmuls)

  1. A fine, soft muslin; mull. [from 17th c.]
    • 2012, Shefalee Vasudev, The Powder Room:
      His Anarkalis (yes, again), are made from 50 to 60 metres of crinkled mulmul in fascinating colours with finishing as luxurious inside as it is outside.
    • 2015, Tridip Suhrud, translating Govardhanram Madhavram Tripathi, Sarasvatichandra I, Orient BlackSwan 2015, p. 329:
      She had worn a soft, sheer malmal sari to sleep in for the night. It clung to her body, enticing his eyes.