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pashmina

[puhsh-mee-nuh, pahsh-] /pʌʃˈmi nə, pɑʃ-/
noun
1.
a fabric or garment made from pashm, especially a shawl, wrap, or scarf.
Also, pushmina
[puhsh-mee-nuh] /pʌʃˈmi nə/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
< Persian pashmīn woolen < pashm wool; see pashm
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British Dictionary definitions for pushmina

pashmina

/pæʃˈmiːnə/
noun
1.
a scarf or shawl made of pashm
Word Origin
from Persian pashmina; see pashm
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Word Origin and History for pushmina

pashmina

adj.

from Persian pashmin "woolen," from pashm "wool, down," from PIE *pek- "to pluck out" (see fight (v.)).

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