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Topic: MATERIAL, TEXTILES

Date: 1300-1400
Language: Old French
Origin: veluotte, from velu 'hairy', from Vulgar Latin villutus, from Latin villus 'rough hair'

velvet

noun
     
vel‧vet [uncountable]
DCCTIM a type of expensive cloth with a soft surface on one side:
green velvet drapes
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