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Vellum cloth
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velour definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: heavy fabric that resembles velvet [syn: velour, velours]

Merriam Webster's

or velours noun (plural velours) Usage: often attributive Etymology: French velours velvet, velour, from Middle French velours, velour, from Old French velous, from Old Occitan velos, from Latin villosus shaggy, from villus shaggy hair more at velvet Date: 1794 1. any of various fabrics with a pile or napped surface resembling velvet used in heavy weights for upholstery and curtains and in lighter weights for clothing; also the article of clothing itself 2. a fur felt (as of rabbit or nutria) finished with a long velvety nap and used especially for hats

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. (also velours) 1 a plushlike woven fabric or felt. 2 archaic a hat of this felt . Etymology: F velours velvet f. OF velour, velous f. L villosus hairy f. villus: see VELVET

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

Velour is a silk or cotton fabric similar to velvet. ...a gold Mercedes with red velour seats. N-UNCOUNT: usu N n




 


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