from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A coarse stuff, usually of cotton, originally made in India.
- n. An imitation of this fabric.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A coarse stuff, usually of cotton, originally made in India. Also, an imitation of this fabric made for export.
Persian, meaning "woven, wrought". (Wiktionary)