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Persian rug

noun [C] uk   /ˌpɜː.ʒənˈrʌɡ/ us    /ˌpɝː-/ (also Persian carpet)
a floor covering made by hand in Iran from silk or wool: Persian rugs are characterized by their geometric designs and rich colours.Carpets, rugs and other floor coverings
(Definition of Persian rug from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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