pashm

pashm

[puhsh-uhm, pahsh-]
noun
the fine woolly underhair of goats raised in northern India.
Also, pashim [puhsh-eem, pahsh-] .


Origin:
1875–80; < Persian: wool

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pashm (ˈpæʃəm)
 
n
the underfur of various Tibetan animals, esp goats, used for cashmere shawls
 
[from Persian, literally: wool]

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