Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Khaki

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_6652

\ka-kē, kä-, Canad oftenkär-\ n [Hindi khākī dust-colored, fr. khāk dust, fr Persian] (1857) (1) A light yellowish brown. (2) A khaki-colored cloth of cotton, wool, or combinations of these fibers with manufactured fibers used primarily in military uniforms and workclothes. (Elsevier's textile dictionary. Vincenti R (ed). Elsevier Science and Technology Books, New York, 1994).

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA