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[kri-ton, kree-ton] /krɪˈtɒn, ˈkri tɒn/

a heavy cotton material in colorfully printed designs, used especially for drapery and slipcovers.
/krɛˈtɒn; ˈkrɛtɒn/


1870, from French cretonne (1723), supposedly from Creton, village in Normandy where it originally was made.


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