H.W.F. Gesenius , Hebrew-Chaldee Lexicon to the Old Testament, , , 416,
כַּרְפַּס fine, white linen , or cotton cloth, Est. 1:6; Arab. كُرْفُسُ, Pers. كرباس, Gr. κάρπασος, Lat. carbasus, a species of fine linen, or flax, which is mentioned by classic writers as being produced in the East and in India, Sanscr. karpâsa, cotton; see Celsii Hierobot. t. ii. page 157.