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Meaning of CASHMERE

Pronunciation:  kash'meer, 'kazhmeer

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a soft fabric made from the wool of the Cashmere goat
  2. [n]  an area in southwestern Asia whose sovereignty is disputed between Pakistan and India
  3. [n]  the wool of the Kashmir goat

CASHMERE is a 8 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: Kashmir
 See Also: Bharat, cloth, fabric, geographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region, India, Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Karakoram, Karakoram Range, Karakorum Range, material, Mustagh, Mustagh Range, Nanga Parbat, Pakistan, Republic of India, textile, West Pakistan, wool



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Cash"mere\, n.
1. A rich stuff for shawls, scarfs, etc., originally made in
   Cashmere from the soft wool found beneath the hair of the
   goats of Cashmere, Thibet, and the Himalayas. Some
   cashmere, of fine quality, is richly embroidered for sale
   to Europeans.

2. A dress fabric made of fine wool, or of fine wool and
   cotton, in imitation of the original cashmere.

{Cashmere shawl}, a rich and costly shawl made of cashmere;
   -- often called {camel's-hair shawl}.