Oriental rug


Definition of Oriental rug

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

called also Oriental carpet

First Known Use of Oriental rug

1878, in the meaning defined above

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“Oriental rug.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Oriental%20rug. Accessed 23 Feb. 2020.

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Oriental rug


English Language Learners Definition of Oriental rug

: a rug or carpet that is made in central or southern Asia and that usually has very fancy designs on it

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