arrasene


arrasene
\\ˌarəˈsēn, ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷\ noun (-s)
Etymology: arras (I) + -ene (as in damascene)
: a silk or wool embroidery cord resembling chenille

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  • arrasene — ar·ra·sene …   English syllables

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