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An Oriental rug with an ornately patterned border and often a center medallion.
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n, pl -mans
(Textiles) a Persian carpet or rug
[named after Kerman, Iran]
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a Persian rug marked by ornate flowing designs and light, muted colors.
[1875–80; after Kerman]
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