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What is "Marocain" - Definition & Explanation

A woven crepe fabric with a wavy rib effect in the weft resulting from the use of high twist yarns. Used in women's dresses, suits.
A ribbed fabric from silk, wool or synthetics with a wavy look, resembling crepe.
A ribbed crepe fabric used in women's clothing. maroon a variable color averaging a dark red.

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