calico
Noun

calico

  1. (textiles) A kind of rough cloth made from unbleached and not fully processed cotton, often printed with a bright pattern.
  2. (countable, cat) Ellipsis of calico cat#English|calico cat; a cat with fur of the colors black, white and orange.
Translations
  • French: calicot
  • German: Kattun, Kaliko
  • Italian: calicò
  • Portuguese: calicó, calicô
  • Russian: си́тец
  • Spanish: calicó
Translations
  • Spanish: gato calicó
Adjective

calico

  1. Having a pattern of red and contrasting areas, resembling the color of calico cloth.
    Synonyms: tortoiseshell
    The calico cat had distinctive red and dark markings.
    The calico-patterned tablecloths were supposed to make the restaurant look rustic; instead, they made it look run down.



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