Cashmere meaning

kăzh'mîr', kăsh'-, kăzh-mîr', kăsh-
The fine wool of a Cashmere goat.
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A soft fabric made of this wool or of similar fibers.
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A fine carded wool obtained from goats of Kashmir and Tibet.
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A soft, twilled cloth made of this or similar wool.
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A cashmere shawl, sweater, coat, etc.
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(chiefly uncountable) Fine, downy wool from beneath the outer hair of the Cashmere goat.
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(chiefly uncountable) A soft fabric made of this wool.

A cashmere sweater.

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Archaic spelling of Kashmir.
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A breed of goat (Capra aegagrus hircus) raised for its hair.
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A city in Washington.
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Origin of cashmere

  • After Cashmere (Kashmir)
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Hindi कश्मीर / Urdu کشمیر (kašmīr), meaning "Kashmir", from Sanskrit.
    From Wiktionary