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den·im  audio  (dnm) KEY 

NOUN:
    1. A coarse twilled cloth, usually cotton, used for jeans, overalls, and work uniforms.
    2. denims Trousers or another garment made of this cloth.
  1. A similar but finer fabric used in draperies and upholstery.

ETYMOLOGY:
French (serge) de Nîmes, (serge) of Nîmes, after Nîmes, France


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