Feraghan

noun

Fer·​a·​ghan
variants or Fereghan
¦ferə¦gän
plural -s
: 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

Word History

Etymology

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

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“Feraghan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Feraghan. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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