pashm

noun \ ˈpəshəm \
variants: or less commonly pashim \-ˌshēm\ or pashmina \ˌpəshˈmēnə\

Definition of pashm

plural -s
:the under fleece of upland goats of Kashmir and the Punjab that was formerly used locally for the production of rugs and shawls but is now largely exported

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Origin and Etymology of pashm

pashm, pashim from Persian pashm wool; pashmina from Persian pashmīn woolen, from pashm


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