Definition of perrotine in US English:

perrotine

noun

historical
  • A machine for printing calico in colours by means of wooden blocks.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Andrew Ure (1778–1857), chemist. From French perrotine from the name of M. Perrot, who invented the machine + -ine.

Pronunciation

perrotine

/ˌpɛrə(ʊ)ˈtiːn/