Definition of tricot in English:


Line breaks: tri¦cot
Pronunciation: /ˈtrɪkəʊ
, ˈtriː-/


[mass noun]
A fine knitted fabric made of a natural or man-made fibre: leotards made from the finest nylon tricot [as modifier]: a Joseph tricot miniskirt and top
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  • The other definition is sheer luxury-gassed yarns, extremely fine gauge tricot, linen and a width of knits woven in patented Benetton new age fabrics.
  • We actually sell a 40 denier nylon tricot fabric that we sell the Las Vegas high wire acts for use as a visual fabric.
  • To stabilize the fabric stretch prior to hooping, fuse knit tricot interfacing to the fabric wrong side under the embroidery area.


late 18th century: from French, literally 'knitting', from tricoter 'to knit', of unknown origin.

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