merino definition

  • noun:
    • Any of a breed of sheep, originally from Spain, having long good wool.
    • The wool with this sheep.
    • A soft light fabric made originally of merino wool but now of every fine wool.
    • a superb wool and cotton yarn used particularly for knitting undies and hosiery.
    • A knitted fabric created from this yarn.
    • A breed of Spanish sheep that features very long, fine tresses
    • The wool for this sheep
    • The fabric created from this wool (or from any comparable yarn)
    • A yarn produced from a combination of wool and cotton fiber in imitation with this wool
    • A breed of sheep initially from Spain, noted for the fineness of the wool.
    • A fine fabric of merino wool.
    • A merino sheep.
    • A thin woolen cloth, twilled on both sides and used particularly for ladies' outfits, today to some extent superseded by cashmere.
    • a number of tricot or knitted material for undergarments.
    • white sheep while it began with Spain and creating a heavy fleece of excellent high quality
  • adjective:
    • Of or pertaining to multiple sheep with really good wool, initially bred in Spain.
    • Made of the wool of this merino sheep.
  • others:
    • Noting many different sheep from Spain, or their particular wool. See here.
    • made from the wool of merino sheep: because, merino stockings or underclothing.

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