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pashmina

[ puhsh-mee-nuh, pahsh- ]

noun

  1. a fabric or garment made from pashm, especially a shawl, wrap, or scarf.


pashmina

/ pæʃˈmiːnə /

noun

  1. a scarf or shawl made of pashm


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Word History and Origins

Origin of pashmina1

< Persian pashmīn woolen < pashm wool; pashm

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Word History and Origins

Origin of pashmina1

from Persian pashmina ; see pashm

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Example Sentences

Since his youth in this tiny town of a few low stone homes and terraced wheat fields, he has scraped a living out of the dramatic landscape on foot, shepherding large flocks of pashmina goats through the mountains.

Pashmina ShawlsI own a couple of the most fabulous I Pezzi Di Pinti shawls, but my fantasy is to have one in every color.

Ms. Alexander is carrying this heavy mantle as if it were made of sheerest pashmina.

I like that The Aniston spent the first three years after her breakup walking around wrapped in a giant pashmina security blanket.

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