Axminster

noun
Ax·​min·​ster | \ ˈaks-ˌmin(t)-stər How to pronounce Axminster (audio) \

Definition of Axminster

: a machine-woven carpet with pile tufts inserted mechanically in a variety of textures and patterns

First Known Use of Axminster

1842, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Axminster

Axminster, town in England

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“Axminster.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Axminster. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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