BATISTE

batiste

(noun) a thin plain-weave cotton or linen fabric; used for shirts or dresses

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Etymology

Noun

batiste (countable and uncountable, plural batistes)

A fine cloth made from cotton or linen; cambric.

Anagrams

• baitest, batties, beats it, bistate

Proper noun

Batiste (plural Batistes)

A surname.

Statistics

• According to the 2010 United States Census, Batiste is the 5253rd most common surname in the United States, belonging to 6640 individuals. Batiste is most common among Black/African American (87.91%) individuals.

Anagrams

• baitest, batties, beats it, bistate

Source: Wiktionary


Ba*tiste", n. Etym: [F. batiste, from the name of the alleged first maker, Baptiste of Cambrai. Littré.]

Definition: Originally, cambric or lawn of fine linen; now applied also to cloth of similar texture made of cotton.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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