Pashmina definition

păsh-mēnə
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Fine, downy wool growing beneath the outer hair of Himalayan goats.
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A soft fabric made of this wool.
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A fine, soft fabric made from cashmere.
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A shawl made of this.
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A Cashmere; a goat native to Kashmir.
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Cashmere: the fine wool that grows under the hair of this goat.
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Cashmere: a soft fabric made from this wool.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
pashmina
Plural:
pashminas

Origin of pashmina

  • Persian pašmīne woolen garment, pashmina from pašmīn made of wool from pašm wool

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

  • From Persian پشمینه (paÅ¡mine).

    From Wiktionary