ki·lim (kē-lēm, kĭlĭm)
A pileless, tapestry-woven rug or other textile with geometric designs in rich, brilliant colors, traditionally made in parts of the Middle East and neighboring regions.
[Turkish, from Persian gilīm, garment made of wool or goat hair, blanket, rug; perhaps akin to Akkadian gulēnu and Aramaic glīmā, cloak.]
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