Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A tapestry-woven rug or other textile with geometric designs in rich, brilliant colors, traditionally made in parts of the Middle East and neighboring regions.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An Oriental rug, made in Turkish Kurdistan and the neighboring territory. It is woven with a flat stitch and is made alike on both sides.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A flat tapestry-woven carpet or rug.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Turkish, from Persian gilīm, perhaps of Mongolian origin.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Turkish kilim, from Persian گلیم (gelim), probably of Mongolian origin.

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