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pashmina

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noun pash·mi·na \ˌpəsh-ˈmē-nə\

Simple Definition of pashmina

  • : 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

  1. :  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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