A stack of cashmere sweaters.Licensed from iStockPhoto
- a fine carded wool obtained from goats of Kashmir and Tibet
- a soft, twilled cloth made of this or similar wool
- a cashmere shawl, sweater, coat, etc.
Origin: after Cashmere (old spelling, spelled of Kashmir)
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- Fine, downy wool growing beneath the outer hair of the Cashmere goat.
- A soft fabric made of this wool or of similar fibers.
Origin: After Kashmir.