Meaning of cashmere


Pronunciation: (kazh'mēr, kash'-), [key]
— n.
  1. the fine, downy wool at the roots of the hair of the Kashmir goat.
  2. a garment made of this wool.
  3. a yarn made from this wool.
  4. a wool or cashmere fabric of plain or twill weave.


Pronunciation: (kash-mēr'), [key]
— n.
  1. Kashmir.
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