pashmina

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noun pash·mi·na \ˌpəsh-ˈmē-nə\

Definition of pashmina

  1. :  a fine wool similar to cashmere made from the undercoat of domestic Himalayan goats; also :  a shawl made from this wool

Origin and Etymology of pashmina

Persian, from pashmin woolen, from pashm wool


PASHMINA Defined for English Language Learners

pashmina

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Definition of pashmina for English Language Learners

  • : a kind of fine, soft wool from Asia

  • : a long piece of clothing made from pashmina and worn around a woman's neck


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