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cashmere

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

Cashmere

 

a light woolen, wool mixture, or cotton fabric with a twill interweaving. Cashmere is usually solid colored and made of carded wool yarn; it is used in making women’s and children’s dresses and other items of clothing. Its name comes from cashmere shawls (whose fabric it resembles), which are made from fine goat’s wool in Kashmir.

cashmere

[′kazh‚mir]
(textiles)
A natural textile fiber obtained from the Cashmere goat of the Himalayan region of China and India.
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