Meaning of CAMBRIC in English


I. ˈkāmbrik, -ēk noun

( -s )

Etymology: alteration of earlier cameryk, from obsolete Flemish Kameryk Cambrai, city of France (formerly of Flanders), where it was first made

1. : a fine thin closely woven plain white linen fabric

2. : a cotton fabric that resembles cambric, is usually white or piece-dyed, and is made with a glossy or glazed finish for clothing and with various finishes for industrial uses

II. ˈkambrik, -ām-, -ēk

Usage: usually capitalized

variant of cambrian

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