Oriental rug

noun

: a handwoven or hand-knotted one-piece rug or carpet made in a country of central or southern Asia

called also Oriental carpet

Word History

First Known Use

1878, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Oriental rug was in 1878

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“Oriental rug.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Oriental%20rug. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

Kids Definition

Oriental rug

noun

: a handwoven or hand-knotted rug or carpet made in a country of central or southern Asia
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