[ree-uh, rahy-uh]

noun, plural ry·as.

a handwoven Scandinavian rug with a thick pile and usually a strong, colorful design.
the weave used for this, comprising warp, weft, and hand-tied knots.

Nearby words

  1. rwd,
  2. rwy,
  3. rwy.,
  4. rx,
  5. ry.,
  6. ryal,
  7. ryan,
  8. ryazan,
  9. rybinsk,
  10. rybinsk reservoir

Origin of rya

First recorded in 1940–45; after Rya, city in Sweden, where originally produced

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