from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A soft, light cotton material, often with a woven stripe.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A soft, fine muslin of South Asian origin, sometimes used to make baby clothes.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A thick sort of jaconet muslin, plain or striped, formerly made in India.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A kind of muslin similar to jaconet, but thicker, originally made in Bengal. It is made both plain and striped, the stripe running the length of the stuff.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a soft lightweight muslin used especially for babies
From Hindi nainsukh, pleasant : nain, eye (from Sanskrit nayanam, from nayati, he leads) + sukh, pleasure (from Sanskrit sukha-, running easily (of chariots), pleasant : su-, good; + kham, opening, axle-hole in the nave of a wheel).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Hindi नैनसुख (nainsukh), from नैन (nain, "eye") + सुख (sukh, "pleasure, luxury"). (Wiktionary)