camaca

fine silk fabric

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Camaca — (Cammake, Camoca, Camak) A fabric of the 15th and 16th century, made of silk and used for hangings, curtains, church vestments, etc. Camel hair yarn was also used. CAMMAKA (Camaca, Camak) A fine cloth, used in the 14th century for royal and… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • camacã — adj. 2 g. s. 2 g. 1. Relativo aos camacãs, grupo indígena, ou indivíduo pertencente a esse grupo. • s. m. 2. Língua falada pelos camacãs. 3.  [Botânica] Árvore da família das esterculiáceas, nativa da América do Sul, de flores amarelas e sementes …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • camaca — /kam euh keuh/, n. a heavy fabric of silk or mixed fibers, much used in the Middle Ages. Also, camaka, camoca. [1325 75; ME < ML camoca < Ar or Pers kamkha, kimkha] * * * …   Universalium

  • camaca — cam·a·ca …   English syllables

  • camaca — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Camak — CAMACA (Cammake, Camoca, Camak) A fabric of the 15th and 16th century, made of silk and used for hangings, curtains, church vestments, etc. Camel hair yarn was also used. CAMAK (Comacoa) A silk and camel s hair mixed fabric, used for women s… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Cammake — CAMACA (Cammake, Camoca, Camak) A fabric of the 15th and 16th century, made of silk and used for hangings, curtains, church vestments, etc. Camel hair yarn was also used …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Camoca — CAMACA (Cammake, Camoca, Camak) A fabric of the 15th and 16th century, made of silk and used for hangings, curtains, church vestments, etc. Camel hair yarn was also used. CAMOCA Old English term for a fabric probably of fine camel s hair and silk …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • List of English words of Persian origin — As Indo European languages, English and Persian have many words of common Proto Indo European origin, and many of these cognate words often have similar forms. Examples of these include: English (Mother) and Persian (Madar), English (Father) and… …   Wikipedia

  • camoca — /kam euh keuh/, n. camaca. * * * camoca var. of camaca, Obs., a fabric …   Useful english dictionary

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