Bakshaish

noun
Bak·​shaish | \ (ˈ)bäk¦shīsh \
plural -es

Definition of Bakshaish

: a semiantique or antique Persian carpet with usually angular designs

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First Known Use of Bakshaish

circa 1934, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Bakshaish

from Bakhshis, village in northwestern Iran

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“Bakshaish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bakshaish. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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