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Textiles

textile
Pertaining to weaving or to woven fabrics; as, textile arts; woven, capable of being woven; formed by weaving; as, textile fabrics.
(Science: zoology) Textile cone, a beautiful cone shell (conus textilis) in which the colours are arranged so that they resemble certain kinds of cloth.
Origin: L. Textilis, fr. Texere to weave: cf. F. Textile. See Text.


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