from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Fine, downy wool growing beneath the outer hair of feral Himalayan goats.
- n. A soft fabric made of this wool.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a goat, native to Kashmir
- n. the fine wool that grows under the hair of this animal
- n. a soft fabric made from this wool
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as Pushmina.
I checked out the scarf and saw that, according to the label, it was called a pashmina.
Unless your pashmina is from the best-quality Nepalese source, the answer is no.
If a pashmina is a kind of scarf, then maybe we do have them up north as well.
Last of all, my best piece of packing advice is to bring a pashmina: There is simply no end to the number of ways a pashmina is your best friend when traveling.
* The $5 pashmina man, who I bought a lovely red "pashmina" from on Wednesday that so nicely matches my dollar store hat.
The "pashmina" scarves were really pashmina wool and silk, a blend that is less expensive than pure pashmina.
Ms. Callaway told The Transom that the picture ended up in the paper by mistake when she typed "pashmina" into the tabloid's computer system, and the program pulled up Ms. Rivers 'photo.
AGRA JAIL CARPETS: These carpets are made of the finest wools, velvets, silks and sometimes even pashmina which is considered to be one of the most exotic fibres for weaving shawls for making these carpets with natural dyes and take a few hundred weavers upto 15 years to make a single carpet.
Mom had a pashmina draped over one arm, and Dad was still wearing his suit.
I asked my assistant to search pashmina and see what she could find out.