Definition of perpetuana in English:

perpetuana

noun

(also perpetuano)
historical
  • A durable woollen fabric widely made and used in England during the 17th and 18th centuries.

Pronunciation

perpetuana

/pəˌpɛtʃʊˈɑːnə/ /pəˌpɛtjʊˈɑːnə/

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Ben Jonson (?1573–1637), poet and playwright. Apparently from perpetual, with an arbitrary ending.