Definition of pointelle in English:

pointelle

Syllabification: poin·telle
Pronunciation: /poinˈtel
 
/
(also • trademark Pointelle)

noun

  • A type of knitwear or woolen fabric with small eyelet holes that create a lacy effect.

Origin

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

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