Definition of crépon in English:

crépon

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Pronunciation: /ˈkreɪpən
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • A fabric resembling crêpe, but heavier and with a more pronounced crinkled effect.
    More example sentences
    • Those crépons having a long, deep wave not unlike crape itself are specially fancied for elderly ladies.

Origin

late 19th century: French.

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