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[doo-pee-oh-nee] /ˌdu piˈoʊ ni/

an irregular silk thread reeled from two or more entangled cocoons and producing a coarse yarn generally used in fabrics such as shantung or pongee.
[doo-pee-ohn] /ˈdu piˌoʊn/
a cocoon formed jointly by two silkworms.
/ˈdjuːpɪən; djuˈpiːɒn/
a silk fabric made from the threads of double cocoons


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