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1(in South Asia and the Middle East) an embroidered rug or carpet made of felt or coarse woollen cloth.
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- ‘The numdahs of Kashmir - is a poor man's carpet - has jute for base with very closely done ari work.’
- 1.1mass noun Felt or coarse woollen cloth of the type used to make numdahs.
From Urdu namdā, from Persian namad ‘carpet’.
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