silk voile or other thin fabric

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Ninon — is a sheer fabric of silk, rayon, or nylon made in a variety of tight smooth weaves or open lacy patterns. Audio » Dictionary » N » Ninety four ... Nitrile Ninon Very delicate sheer silky material. Usually made of silk …   Wikipedia

  • Ninon — f French: 1 Pet form of ANNE (SEE Anne). The most famous bearer of this name was the celebrated Parisian beauty Ninon de Lenclos (1620–1705). 2 Pet form of NINA (SEE Nina) …   First names dictionary

  • Ninon — An all silk fabric, woven from 12 to 14 denier Japan raw silk, both warp and weft, left hand twist. The original ninon was a very thin fabric, made of silk yarns in plain weave from France. The term is supposed to be derived from a famous French… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Ninon — (fr., spr. Ninong), 1) Abkürzung von Anna; s. bes. L Enclos; da diese eine berühmte schöne Kokette war, 2) so v.w. eine schöne kluge, auch wohl kokette Frau …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • ninon — [nē nän′; ] Fr [ nē nōn′] n. [Fr < ?] a thin, sheer fabric like voile, made sometimes of synthetic material, used chiefly for curtains …   English World dictionary

  • ninon — /ˈninɒn/ (say neenon), /ˈnɪnɒn/ (say ninon) noun a fine semitransparent silk fabric, used mostly for expensive lingerie. {French: generic use of Ninon, variant of the name Anne} …   Australian English dictionary

  • ninon — noun Etymology: probably from French Ninon, nickname for Anne Date: 1911 a smooth sheer fabric …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ninon — /nee non/; Fr. /nee nawonn /, n. a sturdy chiffon or voile constructed in either plain or novelty weaves and generally used in the manufacture of women s garments, curtains, and drapery. [1910 15; < F: generic use of nickname for ANNE proper… …   Universalium

  • ninon — noun A sheer fabric of silk, rayon, or nylon made in a variety of tight smooth weaves or open lacy patterns …   Wiktionary

  • Ninon — (ou Nina) (14 janvier) (15 décembre) jeune chrétienne vertueuse, emmenée captive en Géorgie vers 337, qu elle commença à évangéliser. Nom issu du latin nonna (religieuse). Fête le 14 janvier en Géorgie, le 15 décembre en Occident …   Dictionnaire des saints

  • Ninon — französische Koseform von → Nina …   Deutsch namen

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