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batik (n.)

Javanese technique of textile design, 1880, from Dutch, from Malay (Austronesian) mbatik, said to be from amba "to write" + titik "dot, point."

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Definitions of batik from WordNet
1
batik (v.)
dye with wax;
Indonesian fabrics are often batiked
2
batik (n.)
a dyed fabric; a removable wax is used where the dye is not wanted;
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