Definitions for jaconetˈdʒæk əˌnɛt
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a lightweight cotton fabric used in the manufacture of clothing and bandages.
a cotton fabric with one glazed surface, used in bookbinding.
Category: Printing, Textiles
Origin of jaconet:
1760–70; < Urdu jagannāthī, after Jagannāthpūrī in Orissa, India, where the cloth was first made
a lightweight cotton cloth with a smooth and slightly stiff finish; used for clothing and bandages
A type of cotton cloth, especially as dyed and waterproofed.
Origin: From Hindustani जगन्नाथ / (jagannāth), former name of Puri in India, where the material came from. Compare juggernaut.
a thin cotton fabric, between and muslin, used for dresses, neckcloths, etc