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kilim

noun ki·lim \kē-ˈlēm\

Definition of kilim

  1. :  a pileless handwoven reversible rug or covering made in Turkey, Kurdistan, the Caucasus, Iran, and western Turkestan



Variants of kilim

also

kelim

\kē-ˈlēm\

Origin and Etymology of kilim

Turkish, from Persian kilīm


First Known Use: 1881


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