Kashin-Bek disease Ka·shin-Bek disease (kä’shĭn-běk’)
A form of generalized osteoarthrosis endemic in certain areas of Asia and possibly caused by eating wheat infected with the fungus Fusarium sporotrichiella.
[kah-shee-wah] /kɑˈʃi wɑ/ noun 1. a city in E Honshu, Japan.
[kazh-meer, kash-] /ˈkæʒ mɪər, ˈkæʃ-/ noun 1. . [kash-meer, kazh-, kash-meer, kazh-] /ˈkæʃ mɪər, ˈkæʒ-, kæʃˈmɪər, kæʒ-/ noun 1. Also, Cashmere. a former princely state in SW Asia, adjacent to India, Pakistan, Sinkiang, and Tibet: sovereignty in dispute between India and Pakistan since 1947. 2. Official name Jammu and Kashmir. the part of this state […]
noun 1. one of a long-haired breed of goat raised in Tibet and the higher elevations of China, the Indian subcontinent, Afghanistan, and Turkey for its meat, milk, and cashmere wool. noun 1. a Himalayan breed of goat having an undercoat of silky wool from which cashmere wool is obtained
[kash-meer-ee, kazh-] /kæʃˈmɪər i, kæʒ-/ noun, plural Kashmiris (especially collectively) Kashmiri. 1. a native or inhabitant of Kashmir. 2. the Indo-Iranian language of the Kashmiri. adjective 3. of or relating to Kashmir or its people. /kæʃˈmɪərɪ/ adjective 1. of or relating to Kashmir, its people, or their language noun 2. (pl) -miris, -miri. a member […]