taffeta

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See also: taffetà

English[edit]

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Woman in a black taffeta dress.

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Middle English, from Old French taffetas, from Medieval Latin taffata, from Persian تافته(tâfte), from تافتن‎.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtæ.fɨ.tə/, /ˈtæ.fə.tə/

Noun[edit]

taffeta (countable and uncountable, plural taffetas)

  1. A crisp, smooth woven fabric made from silk or synthetic fibers.

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