variants: or Fereghan \ ¦ferə¦gän \
plural -s

Definition of Feraghan

: a usually small heavy Persian rug chiefly of cotton having usually a web and a fringed end, a deep blue or rose field with an allover herati sometimes guli hinnai design and a main border with a turtle design, and being highly prized if antique

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History and Etymology for Feraghan

from Fergana, Ferghana, region in west central Asia (from Persian Farghāna)

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“Feraghan.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Feraghan. Accessed 29 January 2020.

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