Definition of matelassé in English:

matelassé

Pronunciation: /ˌmatlˌäˈsā//ˌmätlä-/

adjective

  • (of a silk or wool fabric) having a raised design like quilting.

noun

  • Fabric having a raised design like quilting.

    • ‘Of her many endorsed products, one is of special interest: her line of matelassé coverlets and shams - really, just bedcovers.’

Origin

Late 19th century: French, literally quilted past participle of matelasser, from matelas mattress.

Pronunciation:

matelassé

/ˌmatlˌäˈsā//ˌmätlä-/