merino

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merino

1. a breed of sheep, originating in Spain, bred for their fleece
2. the long fine wool of this sheep
3. the yarn made from this wool, often mixed with cotton

merino

[mə′rē·nō]
(textiles)
A fine, soft fabric made of wool from the Merino sheep. Also known as botany.