What does cambric mean?

Definitions for cambric
ˈkeɪm brɪkcam·bric

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word cambric.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cambric(noun)

    a finely woven white linen


  1. cambric(Noun)

    A finely-woven fabric made originally from linen but often now from cotton.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cambric(noun)

    a fine, thin, and white fabric made of flax or linen

  2. Cambric(noun)

    a fabric made, in imitation of linen cambric, of fine, hardspun cotton, often with figures of various colors; -- also called cotton cambric, and cambric muslin

  3. Origin: [OE. camerike, fr. Cambrai (Flemish Kamerik), a city of France (formerly of Flanders), where it was first made.]


  1. Cambric

    Cambric, or batiste, one of the finest and most dense kinds of cloth, is a lightweight plain weave cloth, originally from Cambrai, woven in greige, then bleached and piece-dyed, often glazed or calendered. Initially made of linen, then cotton in the 19th century, it is also called batiste. Cambric is used for linens, shirtings, handkerchieves and as fabric for lace and needlework.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cambric

    kām′brik, n. a kind of fine white linen, originally manufactured at Cambrai in the French department of Nord.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Cambric

    First made at Cambray in Flanders.

How to pronounce cambric?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say cambric in sign language?

  1. cambric


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cambric in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cambric in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Images & Illustrations of cambric

  1. cambriccambriccambriccambriccambric

Popularity rank by frequency of use



Find a translation for the cambric definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • Chinese - Simplified 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • Chinese - Traditional 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Spanish Español (Spanish)
  • Japanese 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Portuguese Português (Portuguese)
  • German Deutsch (German)
  • Arabic العربية (Arabic)
  • French Français (French)
  • Russian Русский (Russian)
  • Kannada ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • Korean 한국어 (Korean)
  • Hebrew עברית (Hebrew)
  • Ukrainian Український (Ukrainian)
  • Urdu اردو (Urdu)
  • Hungarian Magyar (Hungarian)
  • Hindi मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesian Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italian Italiano (Italian)
  • Tamil தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Turkish Türkçe (Turkish)
  • Telugu తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • Thai ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Vietnamese Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Czech Čeština (Czech)
  • Polish Polski (Polish)
  • Indonesian Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Romanian Românește (Romanian)
  • Dutch Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Greek Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latin Latinum (Latin)
  • Swedish Svenska (Swedish)
  • Danish Dansk (Danish)
  • Finnish Suomi (Finnish)
  • Persian فارسی (Persian)
  • Yiddish ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • Armenian հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norwegian Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English English (English)

Discuss these cambric definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"cambric." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2019. Web. 26 Jun 2019. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/cambric>.

Are we missing a good definition for cambric? Don't keep it to yourself...

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for cambric:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.