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cashmere

Noun

1 a soft fabric made from the wool of the Cashmere goat
2 the wool of the Kashmir goat
3 an area in southwestern Asia whose sovereignty is disputed between Pakistan and India [syn: Kashmir, Jammu and Kashmir]

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English

Etymology

From Hindustani कश्मीर / (kašmīr), meaning Kashmir < .

Pronunciation

  • [ˈkæʃ⁼mɪɹ] (GenAm)

Noun

cashmere
  1. Fine, downy wool from beneath the outer hair of the Cashmere goat
  2. A soft fabric made of this wool

Proper noun

Cashmere (archaic)

Extensive Definition

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