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[mass noun] A type of rayon made by dissolving cotton cellulose with cuprammonium salts and spinning the resulting solution into filaments.
- ‘Some fabrics related to rayon are cupro and lyocell, better known as Tencel.’
1980s: an invented word, probably from cuprammonium.
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From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.