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Definition of Chenille


US English version

1 a tufty velvety cord or yarn, used in trimming furniture etc. 2 fabric made from this.



Derivation: French, = hairy caterpillar, from Latin canicula, diminutive of canis ‘dog’

Definition of Chenille


UK English version

1 a tufty velvety cord or yarn, used in trimming furniture etc. 2 fabric made from this.



Derivation: French, = hairy caterpillar, from Latin canicula, diminutive of canis ‘dog’



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