shahtoosh(redirected from shahtooshes)
1. Exceptionally light silky wool from the undercoat of the chiru.
a. A soft light fabric made from this wool.
b. A scarf or shawl made of this wool.
[Ultimately (perhaps via Punjabi) from Kashmiri shāhtōsa : shāh, king (from Persian; see shah) + tōsa, shahtoosh wool.]
(Textiles) a soft wool that comes from the Himalyan ibex