Prunello
Prunella Pru*nel"la, Prunello Pru*nel"lo, n. [F. prunelle, probably so called from its color resembling that of prunes. See {Prune}, n.] A smooth woolen stuff, generally black, used for making shoes; a kind of lasting; -- formerly used also for clergymen's gowns. [1913 Webster]

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