gor·​e·​van | \ ¦gȯrə¦vän \
plural -s

Definition of gorevan

1 usually capitalized : a Persian rug of carpet size made with cotton warp and characterized by a medallion field covered with large angular designs and usually bordered by three to five stripes, the prevailing colors being shades of terracotta, apricot, and blue
2 : auburn

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History and Etymology for gorevan

from Gorevan, town in northern Iran

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“Gorevan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gorevan. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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