[pah-shuh, pash-uh, puh-shah, -shaw] /ˈpɑ ʃə, ˈpæʃ ə, pəˈʃɑ, -ˈʃɔ/
a title, placed after the name, formerly held by high officials in countries under Turkish rule.
(formerly) a provincial governor or other high official of the Ottoman Empire or the modern Egyptian kingdom: placed after a name when used as a title
Turkish honorary title formerly given to officers of high rank, 1640s, from Turkish pasha, earlier basha, from bash “head, chief” (no clear distinction between -b- and -p- in Turkish), from Old Persian pati- “master,” from PIE *poti- (see potent) + root of shah. Earlier in English as bashaw (1530s).
[puh-shah-lik, -shaw-] /pəˈʃɑ lɪk, -ˈʃɔ-/ noun 1. the territory governed by a pasha. /ˈpɑːʃəlɪk/ noun 1. the province or jurisdiction of a pasha
/ˈpæʃkə/ noun 1. a rich Russian dessert made of cottage cheese, cream, almonds, currants, etc, set in a special wooden mould and traditionally eaten at Easter
[puhsh-uh m, pahsh-] /ˈpʌʃ əm, ˈpɑʃ-/ noun 1. the fine woolly underhair of goats raised in northern India. /ˈpæʃəm/ noun 1. the underfur of various Tibetan animals, esp goats, used for cashmere shawls
[puhsh-mee-nuh, pahsh-] /pʌʃˈmi nə, pɑʃ-/ noun 1. a fabric or garment made from , especially a shawl, wrap, or scarf. /pæʃˈmiːnə/ noun 1. a scarf or shawl made of pashm noun a fine woolen cloth with a soft plush texture similar to cashmere Word Origin Persian ‘woolen’ from pashm ‘wool’ adj. from Persian pashmin “woolen,” […]