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chenille

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che=nille

CIDE DICTIONARY

chenillen. [F., prop., a caterpillar.].
     Tufted cord, of silk or worsted, for the trimming of ladies' dresses, for embroidery and fringes, and for the weft of Chenille rugs.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

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

Etymology
F, = hairy caterpillar f. L canicula dimin. of canis dog

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