Definition of pashmina in English:

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pashmina

Pronunciation: /paSHˈmēnə/

noun

Fine-quality material made from goat’s wool.
Example sentences
  • The markets are great places to purchase leather bags, belts and jackets, jewellery, pashminas, stationary and accessories.
  • I myself gave it a whirl, but counting was never my strong point, so I failed to progress beyond impossibly wide and long scarves - pashminas for a Siberian climate, if you like.
  • I'm not the type to wear pashminas and other things round my shoulders so I've had a nightmare trying to find something I like.

Origin

Persian, from pašm 'wool, down'.

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Syllabification: pash·mi·na

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