- noun a mixture of sheep's wool and angora rabbit hair.
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Angora wool — or Angora fiber refers to the downy coat produced by the Angora rabbit. While their names are similar, Angora fiber is distinct from mohair, which comes from the Angora goat. Angora is known for its softness, low micron count (i.e. thin fibers),… … Wikipedia
Angora wool — Angora (def. 2). [1870 75] * * * … Universalium
angora wool — noun see angora … New Collegiate Dictionary
angora wool — yarn that is fine and silky (from the Angora goat) … English contemporary dictionary
angora wool — noun see angora I, 1 … Useful english dictionary
Angora Wool (Rabbit) — A white silky hair obtained from the Angora rabbit. It has extremely soft, warm and light handling properties. The Angora rabbit yields annually about 10 oz. of wool, which is obtained by several clippings. Of this weight about 6 oz., classified… … Dictionary of the English textile terms
Angora — may refer to:* Angora, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania ** Angora (SEPTA station), a commuter rail station * Angora Township, Minnesota * Angora, Nebraska * Angora (band), a musical group * Angora wool, from the Angora rabbit * Angora rabbit, a breed… … Wikipedia
Angora — [aŋ gôr′ə, angôr′ə] n. [after Angora, former name of ANKARA] 1. a kind of cat with long, silky fur: in full Angora cat 2. a) a kind of goat raised for its long, silky hair: in full Angora goat b) this hair (Angora wool) or the cloth made … English World dictionary
Wool — is the fiber derived from the specialized skin cells, called follicles, [Australian Wool Corporation, Australian Wool Classing, Raw Wool Services, 1990] of animals in the Caprinae family, principally sheep, but the hair of certain species of… … Wikipedia
Wool (disambiguation) — Wool is the fibre commonly produced from sheepWool (the fiber) refers to one of the following: *Alpaca wool, derived from fur of alpacas *Angora wool, derived from fur of rabbits *Cashmere wool, derived from fur of goats *Cotton wool, derived… … Wikipedia