Definition of mockado in English:

mockado

(also mokkado, mochado)

noun

historical
  • A kind of fabric resembling velvet, much used for garments and trimmings in the 16th and 17th centuries. Now historical.

Origin

Mid 16th century. Perhaps from Italian † mocaiardo haircloth, apparently earliest of camel or goat hair, with ending remodelled after -ado; or perhaps from mock + -ado; sense B. suggests that the word was early associated with mock. Florio glosses the Italian word as ‘the stuffe we call moccado’, although the identification may not be correct.

Pronunciation

mockado

/mɒˈkɑːdəʊ/