pashmina


pash·mi·na

noun \ˌpəsh-ˈmē-nə\

: a kind of fine, soft wool from Asia

: a long piece of clothing made from pashmina and worn around a woman's neck

Full Definition of PASHMINA

:  a fine wool similar to cashmere made from the undercoat of domestic Himalayan goats; also :  a shawl made from this wool

Origin of PASHMINA

Persian, from pashmin woolen, from pashm wool
First Known Use: 1885

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