Definitions for velourvəˈlʊər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


or ve•lours

  1. a velvetlike fabric of rayon, wool, or any of several other natural or synthetic fibers, used for clothing and upholstery.

    Category: Textiles

  2. a velvety fur felt, as of beaver, for hats.

    Category: Textiles

Origin of velour:

1700–10; < F, MF; OF velous < OPr velos velvet < L villōsus hairy

Princeton's WordNet

  1. velour, velours(noun)

    heavy fabric that resembles velvet


  1. velour(Noun)

    A knit fabric similar to velvet, but usually somewhat coarser.

  2. Origin: From velours.


  1. Velour

    Velour or velours is a plush, knitted fabric or textile. It is usually made from cotton but can also be made from synthetic materials such as polyester. Velour is used in a wide variety of applications, including clothing and upholstery. Examples such as car seats, or leotards.

Anagrams of velour

  1. louvre, Louvre

  2. louver

  3. Louvre


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