Honan: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (hō'nan' Chin. hœ'nän'), [key]
— n.
  1. Henan.
  2. (usually l.c.)
    1. a pongee fabric made from the filaments of the wild silkworm.
    2. a lustrous fabric simulating pongee and woven from fibers other than silk.
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