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3 entries found for calico.
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Main Entry: cal·i·co
Pronunciation: primarystresskal-i-secondarystresskomacr
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural -coes or -cos
Etymology: named for Calicut, a city in India, which exported such cloth
1 : cotton cloth especially with a colored pattern printed on one side
2 : a blotched or spotted animal <a calico cat>
- calico adjective

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