Oushak

noun, often attributive
Ou·​shak | \ ü-ˈshäk How to pronounce Oushak (audio) \
variants: or less commonly

Definition of Oushak

: a heavy wool Oriental rug characterized especially by bright primary colors and an elaborate medallion pattern

First Known Use of Oushak

1901, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Oushak

from Oushak, Ushak (Uşak), town in Turkey

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“Oushak.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Oushak. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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