Kilim definition

kē-lēm, kĭlĭm
A tapestry-woven rug or other textile with geometric designs in rich, brilliant colors, traditionally made in parts of the Middle East and neighboring regions.
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A patterned, reversible wool rug in a flat weave, produced in Turkey, other parts of the Middle East, and some parts of E Europe.
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A flat tapestry-woven carpet or rug.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
kilim
Plural:
kilims

Origin of kilim

  • Turkish from Persian gilīm perhaps of Mongolian origin

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

  • Borrowing from Turkish kilim, from Persian گلیم (gelim), probably of Mongolian origin.

    From Wiktionary