Definition of pure laine in English:

pure laine

(also pur laine)

adjective

Canadian
  • Of, relating to, or designating a French Canadian, especially a francophone Québecois descended from the original French settlers.

noun

Canadian
  • A pure laine Canadian.

Origin

1990s; earliest use found in The New York Times. From Canadian French pure laine (also occasionally as pur laine) genuine, authentic, French-Canadian, lit. ‘pure wool’ from pure, feminine of pur + laine wool.

Pronunciation

pure laine

/ˌpjʊə ˈleɪn/