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The Collaborative International Dictionary

Tricot \Tri`cot"\, n. [F.] A fabric of woolen, silk, or cotton knitted, or women to resemble knitted work.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

knitted fabric, 1859, from French tricot "knitting, knitted work," from tricoter "to knit," of uncertain origin, probably a variant of Old French estriquer "to smooth," from a Germanic source (such as Middle Low German striken "pass over lightly").


n. A soft, knit fabric.


n. a knitted fabric or one resembling knitting


Tricot may refer to:

  • Tricot, a type of warp knitting
  • Tricot, Oise, a commune in France, and also a kind of dance from this region, combining andro and hanter dro dance to a melody with changing rhythmic structure.
  • Tricot de corps, a vest (undergarment)
  • Tricot (band), a Japanese math rock band from Kyoto
Tricot (band)

Tricot (often stylised as "tricot") is a math rock band from Kyoto, Japan. Known for their intricate rhythms and visual identity, they have released two EPs and two full-length albums. They were described by Rolling Stone as "Adrenalized math rock sped up and given pop's candy coating". They have toured extensively in Japan, as well as playing in Singapore, the United Kingdom and Europe. In 2015 they launched their first North American tour.

In 2011, Right after Kazutaka Komaki joined the band as drummer, they established their own label, BAKURETSU RECORDS.

In 2013, tricot released their first full-length album T H E, which charted at #18 on the Oricon Albums Chart. In 2014 they toured Europe for four music festivals. They later supported The Pixies at the Eden Sessions in the UK.

In 2014, Kazutaka Komaki left the band due to musical differences.

In 2015, tricot released their second album A N D, which charted at #34 on Oricon. The first single for the album, "E", was premiered on NME. In March they performed their song Niwa in a live session, again premiered on NME joined by all five drummers who played on the album.

Usage examples of "tricot".

She thought that the setting would be just right for a sappy Tricot perfume commercial.

A banana strain could be developed that would send the nylon and the tricot boys into panic, to say nothing of the fruit shippers.

Compiegne he followed the road across the Aronde and up through Mery and Tricot into Le Cardonnois.

Awian hardier than Mist, but why would he take his ship into a storm with only a tricot shirt and denim slacks for protection?