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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.
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Capturing the essence of the ongoing sustainable fashion dialogue, Inaya presents wool saris for women and bandhgalas and sherwanis for men, throwing the spotlight on Merino wool as a natural, biodegradable and renewable fibre.
All 10 designers have woven invaluable pieces of art with Merino wool and we are sure that our discerning consumers will cherish it.
Unique MerinoFusion technology combines merino wool insulation with rapid wicking hi-tech fibres.
Gluttony Worsted by Forbidden Woolery is eight plies of smooth, worsted-weight, soft, superwash merino wool.
Stuff the bottom of the heart and the first bump with Merino wool in the same colour so it doesn't show through.
New Zealand's Icebreaker, which stakes claim for introducing Merino wool to the outdoor industry, is another company pushing the material to create new innovations.
The merino wool helps to mimimise body odour without feeling itchy.
Their merino wool blankets and NATO Jerry cans are top notch.
Over the course of the last few years, I've come to rely on Merino wool as a base layer for just about any hunting I do.
The show marked the introduction of a first- of- its kind trans- seasonal woollen fabric made of Merino wool, with a blend of silk, cotton and linen.
LEFT: Sheepskin and Merino wool specialist brand EMU Australia proudly launches its Autumn/Winter 13 footwear collection.
He immediately recommended Icebreaker's Merino Wool products adding he should have put his own thermals on that day as he was actually suffering from the cold.