pashm


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pashm

(ˈpæʃəm)
n
(Textiles) the underfur of various Tibetan animals, esp goats, used for cashmere shawls
[from Persian, literally: wool]
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Pashm Foroush, "Relationship between sleep quality and mental health according to demographics of 850 patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease," Journal of Health Psychology, vol.
These sturdy animals also carried merchandise (possibly salt or pashm wool) in panthers on their backs--as seen in this picture.
"We commission scarves made from the finest quality of cashmere woven from pashm, the downy undercoat of goats reared on high-altitude pastures in the Himalayas.
Addi t iona l ly we've lined up further fantastic deals on pashm i n a - s t y l e shawls at discounted prices: 100% Cashmere Style Pashmina Shawls RRP pounds 40 Offer Price pounds 14.99.
The final event to be organised by Cambria Arts, it features a performance by the Max Pashm Band.
We know from history that the traffic in wool and pashm also between Tibet and India, either by Kashmir or Kanawar and Kulu, was at one time very great.
Deep inside the Whirl-Y-Gig club room, Zohar and Max Pashm melded North African and Middle Eastern Jewish and Arabic traditions with their sharp electronic programming.
(6) Quite possibly, way down the chain of orally transmitted information, there may have been little understanding of the difference between toosh (from the chiru or Tibetan antelope Pantholops hodgsoni, obtained by killing the animal) and pashm (harvested sustainably from some of the domesticated breeds of goat of Inner Asia).
On foot, horseback and camel, they have traded all sorts of goods -- pashm (the raw material for cashmere), cotton, spices, tea, silk, carpets, precious stones, opium and cannabis.
For the grass that you have just eaten, oh goat, Give us some good pashm. For the water that you have just drunk, oh goat, Give us some good pashm.