mohair


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mohair,

hair of the Angora goat or a large group of fabrics made from it, either wholly or in combination with wool, silk, or cotton. The Angora goat, native of Asia Minor for 2,000 years, is bred in other lands, e.g., the SW United States and South Africa. Mohair is cool, firm, and resistant to dust and moisture. The fiber is especially valuable in the manufacture of sweaters, upholstery plushes, heavy cloaking, and "fur" cloths such as astrakhan.

mohair

[′mō‚her]
(textiles)
A sleek, lustrous fabric made of angora goat fibers.

mohair

1. the long soft silky hair that makes up the outer coat of the Angora goat
2. 
a. a fabric made from the yarn of this hair and cotton or wool
b. (as modifier): a mohair suit
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