variants or Alpujarra rug
plural -s
: an antique or modern Spanish rug embroidered in woolen or silken loops on canvas

Word History


Las Alpujarras, region of Spain where it is made

First Known Use

1926, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Alpujarra was in 1926

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“Alpujarra.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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