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kilim

[ kee-leem, kil-im ]
/ kiˈlim, ˈkɪl ɪm /
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noun
a pileless, tapestry-woven rug or other covering made in various parts of the Middle East, eastern Europe, and Turkestan.
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Origin of kilim

1880–85; <Turkish <Persian gilīm coarse-woven blanket
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British Dictionary definitions for kilim

kilim
/ (kɪˈlim, ˈkiːlɪm) /

noun
a pileless woven rug of intricate design made in the Middle East

Word Origin for kilim

C19: from Turkish, from Persian kilīm
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