From King Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Material & textiles, Crafts
batikba‧tik /bəˈtiːk, ˈbætɪk/ noun 1 [uncountable]TIMTIC a way of printing coloured patterns on cloth that involves putting wax over some parts of the cloth2 [countable, uncountable]TIM cloth that has been coloured in this way
Examples from the Corpus
batikRoma Ryan tells me she was a visual artist - she specialised in batik before she met Nicholas and produced a family.Jay unpinned the batik, unscrewed the lock and pushed the window up.
Origin batik (1800-1900) Malay Javanese, painted