Definitions for shantungˈʃænˈtʌŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. Category: Pinyin, Geography (places)

    Ref: Shandong .

  2. (often l.c.) a plain-weave silk fabric made from yarns with irregular or uneven texture. a heavy pongee.

    Category: Textiles

    Ref: Compare tussah (def. 1). 1

Princeton's WordNet

  1. shantung(noun)

    a heavy silk fabric with a rough surface (or a cotton imitation)


  1. shantung(Noun)

    A heavy fabric, with a rough surface, made from wild silk

  2. shantung(Noun)

    A fabric of some other material having the same characteristics

  3. Origin: From Shandong in China.


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