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[puhsh-mee-nuh, pahsh-] /pʌʃˈmi nə, pɑʃ-/

a fabric or garment made from , especially a shawl, wrap, or scarf.
a scarf or shawl made of pashm

a fine woolen cloth with a soft plush texture similar to cashmere
Word Origin

Persian ‘woolen’ from pashm ‘wool’

from Persian pashmin “woolen,” from pashm “wool, down,” from PIE *pek- “to pluck out” (see fight (v.)).


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