muslin
noun Etymology: French mousseline, from Italian mussolina, from Arabic mawṣilī of Mosul, from al-Mawṣil Mosul, Iraq Date: 1609 a plain-woven sheer to coarse cotton fabric

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  • Muslin — Mus lin, n. [F. mousseline; cf. It. mussolino, mussolo, Sp. muselina; all from Mussoul a city of Mesopotamia, Ar. Mausil, Syr. Mauzol, Muzol, Mosul, where it was first manufactured. Cf. {Mull} a kind of cloth.] A thin cotton, white, dyed, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Muslin — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Marko Muslin (* 1985), französisch serbischer Fußballspieler Slavoljub Muslin (* 1953), serbischer Fußballspieler und trainer Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Muslin — Muslin, seines, durchsichtiges Baumwollenzeug, aus nur wenig gedrehtem Garne gewebt, daher an der Oberfläche etwas faserig und rauh. Es hat seinen Namen von der Stadt Mosul in Asien. Der erste M. kam 1670 nach England und 20 Jahre später wurden… …   Damen Conversations Lexikon

  • muslin — MUSLÍN s.n. v. muselină. Trimis de ana zecheru, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  MUSLÍN s.n. v. muselină. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN …   Dicționar Român

  • muslin — (n.) c.1600, delicately woven cotton fabric, from Fr. mousseline (17c.), from It. mussolina, from Mussolo, Italian name of MOSUL (Cf. Mosul), city in northern Mesopotamia (modern Iraq) where muslin was made. Like many fabric names, it has changed …   Etymology dictionary

  • muslin — [muz′lin] n. [Fr mousseline < It mussolino < mussolo, muslin, after Mussolo (< Ar Mauṣil), Mosul, city in Iraq, where it was made] any of various strong, often sheer cotton fabrics of plain weave; esp., a heavy variety used for sheets,… …   English World dictionary

  • muslin — mùslīn m <G muslína> DEFINICIJA fina pamučna, vunena ili svilena tkanina, koprenasto prozirna, uglavnom jednobojna, izrađena u platnovezu, podrijetlom iz Iraka ETIMOLOGIJA fr. mousseline ← tal. mussolina, prema gradu Mosulu u Iraku gdje je… …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • muślin — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. mnż I, D. u, Mc. muślinnie {{/stl 8}}{{stl 7}} lekka, cienka, półprzezroczysta tkanina z jedwabiu lub rzadziej z bawełny, pochodząca ze Wschodu, używana do wyrobu strojów kobiecych i zasłon <fr. z arab.> {{/stl 7}} …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • muslin — ► NOUN ▪ lightweight cotton cloth in a plain weave. ORIGIN Italian mussolina, from Mussolo Mosul (the place in Iraq where it was formerly made) …   English terms dictionary

  • Muslin — Woman s muslin dress, Europe, c. 1855. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, M.2007.211.755. Muslin (English pronunciation: /ˈmʌslɨn/, or less frequently: (/ˈmjuːslɨn/) is a loosely woven cotton fabric originated in Bangla …   Wikipedia

  • muslin — /muz lin/, n. a cotton fabric made in various degrees of fineness and often printed, woven, or embroidered in patterns, esp. a cotton fabric of plain weave, used for sheets and for a variety of other purposes. [1600 10; < F mousseline < It… …   Universalium

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