pashm

[puhsh-uh m, pahsh-]
Also pash·im [puhsh-eem, pahsh-] /ˈpʌʃ im, ˈpɑʃ-/.

Origin of pashm

1875–80; < Persian: wool
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

British Dictionary definitions for pashm

pashm

noun
  1. the underfur of various Tibetan animals, esp goats, used for cashmere shawls

Word Origin for pashm

from Persian, literally: wool
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012