Abrash Definition

ä-bräsh, ə-bräzh
The natural and variable change in color that occurs in an Oriental rug over time when different dyes are used.
American Heritage
A variation in color (often applied to Oriental rugs).

Origin of Abrash

  • From Turkish abraÅŸ, from Arabic أبرش ('abraÅ¡, “dappled, mottled").

    From Wiktionary

  • Arabic mottled possibly of Persian origin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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