[puhsh-uh m, pahsh-]
- the fine woolly underhair of goats raised in northern India.
Also pash·im [puhsh-eem, pahsh-] /ˈpʌʃ im, ˈpɑʃ-/.
Origin of pashm
1875–80; < Persian: wool
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- the underfur of various Tibetan animals, esp goats, used for cashmere shawls
from Persian, literally: wool