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EtymologyEdit

From the name of Parisian manufacturer Jean Gobelin.

PronunciationEdit

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  • Hyphenation: go‧be‧lin

NounEdit

gobelin m, n (plural gobelins, diminutive gobelintje n)

  1. Gobelin, a rich, textured type of hand-stitched tapestry, fit to decorate a wall
  2. a similar industrial fabric, used to cover furniture etc.

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Northern French gobelin (compare Normand goubelin, Walloon gobelin), possibly a blend of Old Dutch *kobeholdo (goblin) (compare Dutch kabouter, German Kobold) and Late Latin cobalus (mountain sprite), from Ancient Greek κόβαλος (kóbalos, rogue, knave; goblin).

NounEdit

gobelin m (plural gobelins)

  1. a gnome, such as the evil goblin

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