cashmere
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈkæʃ.mɪə/, /kæʃ.ˈmɪə/
  • (America) IPA: /kæʒ.ˈmiɹ/, /ˈkæʒ.miɹ/, /ˈkæʃ.miɹ/, /kæʃ.ˈmiɹ/
Noun

cashmere (uncountable)

  1. (mostly, uncountable) Fine, downy wool from beneath the outer hair of the Cashmere goat.
  2. (mostly, uncountable) A soft fabric made of this wool.
    a cashmere sweater
  3. (countable) A rich kind of shawl made from this wool.
  4. (countable, by extension) Any similar shawl.
Translations Translations
Cashmere
Proper noun
  1. Archaic spelling of Kashmir#English|Kashmir.
  2. A breed of goat (Capra aegagrus hircus) raised for its hair.
  3. A city in Washington



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