noun Ghior·des \gēˈȯrdəs, ˈgȯ-\

Definition of Ghiordes



  1. :  an Anatolian rug characterized by fine knotting, mellow colors, a wool pile, and a cotton web; especially :  a fine prayer rug of the 17th and 18th centuries

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Origin and Etymology of ghiordes

from Gördes (Ghiordes), town in Manisa, Turkey

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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