- Exceptionally light silky wool from the undercoat of the chiru.
- a. A soft light fabric made from this wool.b. A scarf or shawl made of this wool.
Origin of shahtooshUltimately (perhaps via Punjabi) from Kashmiri shaht&omacron;sa : shah, king (from Persian; see shah) + t&omacron;sa, shahtoosh wool.