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 (kăzh′mîr′, kăsh′-, kăzh-mîr′, kăsh-)
1. The fine wool of a Cashmere goat.
2. A soft fabric made of this wool or of similar fibers.

[After Cashmere (Kashmir).]
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(ˈkæʃmɪə) or


1. (Textiles) a fine soft wool from goats of the Kashmir area
2. (Textiles)
a. cloth or knitted material made from this or similar wool
b. (as modifier): a cashmere sweater.


(Placename) a variant spelling of Kashmir
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or kash•mir

(ˈkæʒ mɪər, ˈkæʃ-)

1. the fine, downy wool at the roots of the hair of the Kashmir goat.
2. a yarn made from this wool.
3. a fabric made from this or a similar yarn.
[1815–25; after Cashmere]



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A soft fabric made from the hair of goats that live in the Kashmir region.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cashmere - a soft fabric made from the wool of the Cashmere goat
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
2.cashmere - the wool of the Kashmir goat
wool - fiber sheared from animals (such as sheep) and twisted into yarn for weaving
3.cashmere - an area in southwestern Asia whose sovereignty is disputed between Pakistan and IndiaCashmere - an area in southwestern Asia whose sovereignty is disputed between Pakistan and India
Harakat ul-Jihad-I-Islami, Harkat-ul-Jihad-e-Islami, HUJI - an extremist militant group in Pakistan occupied Kashmir that seeks an Islamic government and that has had close links and fought with the Taliban in Afghanistan
Line of Control - a 450-mile line that is supposed to indicate the boundary between the part of Kashmir controlled by India and the part controlled by Pakistan
Bharat, India, Republic of India - a republic in the Asian subcontinent in southern Asia; second most populous country in the world; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Pakistan, West Pakistan - a Muslim republic that occupies the heartland of ancient south Asian civilization in the Indus River valley; formerly part of India; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
Karakoram, Karakoram Range, Karakorum Range, Mustagh, Mustagh Range - a mountain range in northern Kashmir; an extension of the Hindu Kush; contains the 2nd highest peak
Nanga Parbat - a mountain in the Himalayas in Kashmir (26,660 feet high)
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قِماشُ الكَشْميركَشْمِير
len Cashmere


A. Ncachemir m, cachemira f
B. CPDde cachemir, de cachemira
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n (= wool) → cachemire m
modif [coat, cardigan] → en cachemire
a cashmere sweater → un pull en cachemirecash offer noffre f d'achat avec paiement comptantcash payment npaiement m comptantcashpoint [ˈkæʃpɔɪnt] n (British) (= cash dispenser) → distributeur m de billets, distributeur m automatique de billetscash price nprix m au comptantcash register ncaisse f enregistreusecash sale nvente f au comptantcash-strapped [ˈkæʃstræpt] adjà court de liquidités
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nKaschmir m; cashmere (wool)Kaschmirwolle f
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1. ncachemire m inv
2. adjdi cachemire
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(kӕʃˈmiə) , ((American) ˈkӕʒmiər) noun, adjective
(of) a type of material made from fine goats' hair. a cashmere sweater.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.


كَشْمِير kašmír kashmir Kaschmir κασμίρ cachemira kashmirvilla cachemire kašmir cashmere カシミヤ 캐시미어 kasjmier kasjmir kaszmir cashmere, caxemira кашемир kaschmirull ขนสัตว์นุ่มที่ได้จากแพะ kaşmir len Cashmere 开士米
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Court who introduced it as "Cashmeer Ghar" a cave of "immeasurable depth", "situated in the territories of Baboozeis".