Aran (jumper)

UK [ˌærən ˈdʒʌmpə(r)] / US [ˈerən ˌdʒʌmpər] noun [countable]
Word forms "Aran (jumper)":
singular Aran (jumper) plural Arans or Aran jumpers
a thick cream-coloured wool jumper that has patterns woven into it

Etymology:
From the Aran Islands in Ireland where these jumpers are traditionally made.

English dictionary. 2014.

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