Definition of pointelle in English:

pointelle

Line breaks: poin|telle
Pronunciation: /ˌpɔɪnˈtɛl
 
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(also trademark Pointelle)

noun

[mass noun]
A type of knitwear or woollen fabric with small eyelet holes that create a lacy effect: jersey looks feminine but natural with pointelle and lace trims

Origin

1950s: probably from point in the sense 'lace made entirely with a needle' + the French diminutive suffix -elle.

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