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bengaline

Saltos de línea: ben¦gal|ine
Pronunciación: /ˈbɛŋɡəliːn
 
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Definición de bengaline en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
A strong ribbed fabric made of a mixture of silk and either cotton or wool.
Example sentences
  • Designed by Christian Dior New York in black bengaline, the cut is straight, the look - elegant and classic.
  • The vest was cut from a damask brocade and the breeches from bengaline, the latter which was dyed to match the vest fabric.
  • This ball gown is made from bengaline.

Origen

late 19th century: from French, so named because of a similarity with archaic Bengals denoting fabrics, usually silks, imported from Bengal.

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