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woolly

(sometimes US), wooly
1. consisting of, resembling, or having the nature of wool
2. covered or clothed in wool or something resembling it
3. Botany covered with long soft whitish hairs
4. US recalling the rough and lawless period of the early West of America (esp in the phrase wild and woolly)
5. Western US and Austral an informal word for sheep
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Well-being" is woollier than a sheep, while "integration" could mean just about anything.
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Woollier animals were an improvement over earlier domestic breeds, and supplanted their predecessors in most of the world, the authors suggest.
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