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pashm

[puhsh-uh m, pahsh-] /ˈpʌʃ əm, ˈpɑʃ-/
noun
1.
the fine woolly underhair of goats raised in northern India.
Also, pashim
[puhsh-eem, pahsh-] /ˈpʌʃ im, ˈpɑʃ-/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; < Persian: wool
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pashm

/ˈpæʃəm/
noun
1.
the underfur of various Tibetan animals, esp goats, used for cashmere shawls
Word Origin
from Persian, literally: wool
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