Kirman

noun
Kir·​man | \kər-ˈmän, kir-\
variants: or less commonly \kər-​ˈmän, ker-​ \

Definition of Kirman 

: a Persian carpet or rug characterized by elaborate fluid designs and soft colors

First Known Use of Kirman

1876, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Kirman

Kirman, province in Iran

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