[ kir-mahn, ker- ]
/ kɪrˈmɑn, kər- /


a Persian rug marked by ornate flowing designs and light, muted colors.


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Also called Kir·man·shah [kir-mahn-shah, -shaw, ker-, kir-mahn-shah, -shaw, kur-] /kɪrˌmɑnˈʃɑ, -ˈʃɔ, kər-, ˌkɪr mɑnˈʃɑ, -ˈʃɔ, ˌkɜr-/, Kermanshah.

Origin of Kirman

First recorded in 1875–80; named after Kerman Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for kirman

/ (kɪəˈmɑːn) /

noun plural -mans

a Persian carpet or rug

Word Origin for Kirman

named after Kerman, Iran
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