Definitions for jaconetˈdʒæk əˌnɛt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

jac•o•netˈdʒæk əˌnɛt(n.)

  1. a lightweight cotton fabric used in the manufacture of clothing and bandages.

    Category: Textiles

  2. 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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. jaconet(noun)

    a lightweight cotton cloth with a smooth and slightly stiff finish; used for clothing and bandages


  1. jaconet(Noun)

    A type of cotton cloth, especially as dyed and waterproofed.

  2. Origin: From Hindustani जगन्नाथ / (jagannāth), former name of Puri in India, where the material came from. Compare juggernaut.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jaconet(noun)

    a thin cotton fabric, between and muslin, used for dresses, neckcloths, etc


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