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chenille

1. a thick soft tufty silk or worsted velvet cord or yarn used in embroidery and for trimmings, etc.
2. a fabric of such yarn

chenille

[shə′nēl]
(textiles)
A wool, cotton, silk, rayon, or synthetic yarn with pile protrudng all around.
A fabric woven from chenille yarn.
A fabric with a pile made by weaving a cloth with warp threads around soft filling threads and then cutting.
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