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batiste
American English: /bəˈtist/
British English: /bəˈtiːst/

Translation of batiste in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • Example sentences
    • Rolled-hem feet are designed for fine to mediumweight fabrics such as cotton batiste, broadcloth and handkerchief linen.
    • It's used to create decorative openwork stitching on tightly woven fabrics such as linen and fine batiste.
    • The favourite of clothing designers is cotton batiste or silk organza.

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