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pashmina

[ puhsh-mee-nuh, pahsh- ]
/ pʌʃˈmi nə, pɑʃ- /
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noun
a fabric or garment made from pashm, especially a shawl, wrap, or scarf.
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Also push·mi·na [puhsh-mee-nuh] /pʌʃˈmi nə/ .

Origin of pashmina

<Persian pashmīn woolen <pashm wool; see pashm

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British Dictionary definitions for pashmina

pashmina
/ (pæʃˈmiːnə) /

noun
a scarf or shawl made of pashm

Word Origin for pashmina

from Persian pashmina; see pashm
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