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cashmere (n.)

also Cassimere, etc., "type of fine, soft woolen fabric," favored for shawls, etc., 1839, short for Cashmere wool, from the old spellings of Kashmir, the Himalayan kingdom where wool was obtained from long-haired goats. As "shawl made of cashmere wool" from 1822.

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Definitions of cashmere from WordNet
1
cashmere (n.)
a soft fabric made from the wool of the Cashmere goat;
cashmere (n.)
the wool of the Kashmir goat;
2
Cashmere (n.)
an area in southwestern Asia whose sovereignty is disputed between Pakistan and India;
Synonyms: Kashmir / Jammu and Kashmir
From wordnet.princeton.edu