Chenille (noun)

A yarn or fabric made from silk, cotton, or rayon in which the pile stands out prominently on one side.


French, from chenille "caterpillar", from old french chanel "tuft".


  1. This red chenille throw adds a cozy touch to the living room.
  2. The chenille fabric is soft to the touch.
  3. I am going to use chenille yarn to make a scarf.
  4. The chenille robe was warm and comfortable.
  5. The chenille cushion covers have a nice texture.
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