merino

[n] - white sheep originating in Spain and producing a heavy fleece of exceptional quality
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Merino

Me·ri'no adjective [ Spanish merino moving from pasture to pasture, from merino a royal judge and superintendent or inspector of sheep walks, Late Latin merinus , from majorinus , i. e., major vill..., from Latin major greater. See Major . Merino sheep are dr...
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Merino

Me·ri'no noun ; plural Merinos . [ Spanish ] 1. (Zoology) A breed of sheep originally from Spain, noted for the fineness of its wool. 2. A fine fabric of merino wool.
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merino

merino sheep noun white sheep originating in Spain and producing a heavy fleece of exceptional quality
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Merino

• (n.) A fine fabric of merino wool. • (a.) Made of the wool of the merino sheep. • (n.) A breed of sheep originally from Spain, noted for the fineness of its wool. • (a.) Of or pertaining to a variety of sheep with very fine wool, originally bred in Spain.
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Merino

breed of fine-wool sheep originating in Spain; it was known as early as the 12th century and may have been a Moorish importation. It was particularly ... [1 related articles]
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Merino

The merino (Ovis aries) is a breed of sheep, originating in Spain, with fine silky wool. They are raised chiefly for the sake of their long fine wool, the meat being poorly rated.
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Merino

Merino is a thin, woollen, twilled cloth that was developed during the 19th century from the wool of the Merino sheep to produce outdoor clothing. In the better kind of goods both the warp and the woof are of carded woollen yarn, but in inferior sorts the warp is of cotton. Bradford was the chief seat of the British manufacture, but the French fabr...
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merino

Breed of sheep. Its close-set, silky wool is highly valued. Originally from Spain, the merino is now found all over the world, and is the breed on which the Australian wool industry is built
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merino

soft woollen material resembling, but finer than, French cashmere, originally manufactured of merino wool, and later of a fine wool mixed with cotton; a dress made of this.
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Merino

The Merino is an economically influential breed of sheep prized for its wool. The breed is originally from Turkey{not in citation given|date=June 2014} and central Spain (Castille), and its wool was highly valued already in the Middle Ages. Today, Merinos are still regarded as having some of the finest and softest wool of any sheep. Poll Merinos h...
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Merino

A type of wool that originates from pure-bred Merino sheep. The best Merino wool comes from Italy.
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Merino

A type of wool that originates from pure-bred Merino sheep. The best Merino wool comes from Italy. The highest, finest and best wool obtained anywhere in the world. This fiber is used only in the best of woolen and worsted fabrics, billiard cloth, etc.
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Merino

A variety of wool obtained from the hair of the Merino sheep.
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Merino

A type of wool that originates from pure bred Merino sheep. The best Merino wool comes from Italy.
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Merino

A type of wool that originates from Merino sheep breed for their long fine wool.
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Merino

High quality wool from Merino sheep, originally from Spain, but exported to many countries including Italy and Australia.
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merino

soft wool of the merino sheep; any soft merino-like wool or wool and cotton cloth
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