pashmina

[puhsh-mee-nuh, pahsh-]
noun
a fabric or garment made from pashm, especially a shawl, wrap, or scarf.
Also, pushmina [puhsh-mee-nuh] .


Origin:
< Persian pashmīn woolen < pashm wool; see pashm

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pashmina (pæʃˈmiːnə)
 
n
a scarf or shawl made of pashm
 
[from Persian pashmina; see pashm]

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Main Entry:  pashmina
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a fine woolen cloth with a soft plush texture similar to cashmere
Etymology:  Persian 'woolen' from pashm 'wool'
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Example sentences
The animals are known for producing prized pashmina wool and cashmere.
Despite the heat, she was wearing her pink prayer shawl over a blue pashmina
  meditation skirt.
Include a pashmina scarf in your luggage, tossing it on when ducking indoors.
But members of the pashmina shawl set should not despair.
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