Definition of kilim
: a pileless handwoven reversible rug or covering made in Turkey, Kurdistan, the Caucasus, Iran, and western Turkestan
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The kilim is from West Elm, and the French faux-bois table and vintage subway signs were found in nearby Hudson.
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Origin and Etymology of kilim
Turkish, from Persian kilīm
First Known Use: 1881See Words from the same year
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