Meaning of nankeen
Pronunciation: (nan-kēn'), [key]
- a firm, durable, yellow or buff fabric, formerly made from a natural-colored Chinese cotton.
- a twilled material made from other cotton and dyed in imitation of this fabric.
- garments made of this material.
- a yellow or buff color.
- Also calleda type of Chinese porcelain having blue ornament on a white ground.
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