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noun (Plural: calicos or calicoes)
  1. A kind of rough cloth, often printed with a bright pattern.
adjective 
  1. Having a pattern of red and contrasting areas, resembling the color of calico cloth.
The cat had distinctive red and dark markings.
The patterned tableclothes were supposed to make the restaurant look rustic, instead they made it look run down.
Etymology: From w:Calicut, Calicut, in India, from where the cloth was originally exported


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