Definition of velour noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

velour

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//vəˈlʊə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//vəˈlʊr//
 
[uncountable]
 
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a type of silk or cotton cloth with a thick soft surface like velvet Word Origin early 18th cent.: from French velours ‘velvet’, from Old French velour, from Latin villosus ‘hairy’, from villus ‘tuft, down’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: velour