Bokhara

noun
Bo·​kha·​ra | \ bō-ˈkär-ə How to pronounce Bokhara (audio) \

Definition of Bokhara

: an Oriental rug characterized by fine knotting and a design of usually three rows of octagonal medallions

First Known Use of Bokhara

1896, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Bokhara

Bokhara (Bukhara), Uzbekistan

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Cite this Entry

“Bokhara.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bokhara. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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