Definition of batiste in English:

batiste

Line breaks: bat|iste
Pronunciation: /bəˈtiːst
 
/

noun

[mass noun]
A fine, light linen or cotton fabric resembling cambric: [as modifier]: batiste handkerchiefs
More 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.

Origin

early 19th century: from French (earlier batiche); probably related to battre 'to beat'.

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