/bærəˈθiə/ (say baruh'theeuh)

1. a fine fabric made of silk warp and woollen weft, or sometimes of cotton with wool or rayon, and used for men's and women's suits.
2. made of this fabric.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Barathea — Bar a*the a, n. A soft fabric with a kind of basket weave and a diapered pattern. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • barathea — [bar΄ə thē′ə] n. [orig., a trademark < ?] a soft fabric made of silk and wool or rayon and cotton …   English World dictionary

  • barathea — noun Etymology: from Barathea, a trademark Date: 1862 a fabric that has a broken rib weave and a pebbly texture and that is made of silk, worsted, or synthetic fiber or a combination of these …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • barathea — /bar euh thee euh/, n. a closely woven fabric of silk, rayon, cotton, or wool, having a pebbled surface. [1860 65; orig. obscure] * * * …   Universalium

  • barathea — noun a soft fabric, made from various combinations of wool, silk and cotton, with a lightly ribbed surface …   Wiktionary

  • barathea — pebbly silk or worsted fabric with broken rib weave Fabric and Cloth …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • barathea — n. soft fabric of silk and cotton, silk and wool, or all wool …   English contemporary dictionary

  • barathea — [ˌbarə θɪə] noun a fine woollen cloth, sometimes mixed with silk or cotton, used for coats and suits. Origin C19: of unknown origin …   English new terms dictionary

  • barathea — bar·a·thea …   English syllables

  • barathea —   n. worsted fabric with twill hopsack weave; silk or silk and worsted fabric with lightly ribbed or pebbled weave …   Dictionary of difficult words