paramatta


paramatta
worsted and cotton blend

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Paramatta — Par a*mat ta, n. [So named from Paramatta, in Australia.] A light fabric of cotton and worsted, resembling bombazine or merino. Beck (Draper s Dict.) [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Paramatta — Originally this term was applied to a dress fabric having a silk warp and worsted weft. The name came from the town in New South Wales where the paramatta wool came from. When made of worsted warp and weft the cloth was known as Coburg. It is now …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Paramatta — Paramatta, 1) P. River, kleiner Fluß in der englischen Colonie Neu Süd Wales (Australien), fällt in den Hafen von Sidney (Port Jackson); 2) Hauptstadt der Grafschaft Cumberland der Colonie Neu Süd Wales u. P. River, Gouvernementshaus,… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Paramatta — Paramatta, Wollenstoff, s.u. Wollenzeuge B) c) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Paramatta — Paramatta, dreibindiges Köpergewebe mit baumwollener Kette und Einschlag von Kammgarn …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Paramatta — Paramatta, Köpergewebe, s. Weberei …   Lexikon der gesamten Technik

  • Paramatta — Paramatta, dreibindiges Körpergewebe mit baumwollener Kette und Kammgarneinschlag …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Paramatta [2] — Paramatta, brit. austral. Stadt, s. Parramatta …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • paramatta — [par΄ə mat′ə] n. [after Parramatta, city in SE Australia] a soft, lightweight dress fabric with a cotton warp and a filling of fine wool …   English World dictionary

  • Paramatta — Original name in latin Paramatta Name in other language State code AU Continent/City Australia/Sydney longitude 33.8178 latitude 151.00348 altitude 26 Population 18448 Date 2012 09 18 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • paramatta — /par euh mat euh/, n. a light, twilled dress fabric, having a silk or cotton warp and a woolen weft. Also, parramatta. [1825 35; named after Parramatta, town in New South Wales] * * * …   Universalium


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