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sateen

Syllabification: sa·teen
Pronunciation: /saˈtēn
 
/

Definition of sateen in English:

noun

A cotton fabric woven like satin with a glossy surface.
Example sentences
  • Printed fabrics gave way to plain fabrics, and a lightweight furnishing cotton sateen became the fabric of choice for whole-cloth quilts.
  • If you like the feel of satin or silk, but don't like sliding off the bed, choose a 100% cotton sateen weave.
  • Made of 300-thread-count cotton Jacquard and sateen, they come in an array of florals so gosh-darn pretty you're likely to sleep with your eyes open.

Origin

late 19th century: alteration of satin, on the pattern of velveteen.

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