noun[mass noun] Indian
1.1 [count noun] A bedspread made from palampore.
- These two palampores with an almost identical central palm tree and bamboo designs have very different borders, and date to the late eighteenth or early nineteenth century.
- It is clear that the first American ship to sail to India came home with a cargo that included palampores.
- Another late eighteenth-century palampore was generously donated recently.
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