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Date: 1800-1900
Origin: jean 'strong cotton cloth' (15-21 centuries), from Gene, early form of the name Genoa, Italian city where the cloth was first made

jeans

noun
     
jeans
Related topics: Clothes
jeans [plural]
DCC trousers made of denim (=a strong, usually blue, cotton cloth)

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