1. a dyed fabric; a removable wax is used where the dye is not wanted;
1. dye with wax;
- Example: "Indonesian fabrics are often batiked"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
batik \batik\ n. 1. A dyed fabric with designs drawn on by applying a removable wax where the dye is not wanted. [WordNet 1.5] 2. The method used to create a batik; using wax to allow drawing or printing of designs on a fabric. [PJC]