kar·a·kul noun \ˈker-ə-kəl, ˈka-rə-\
often capitalized : any of a breed of hardy fat-tailed sheep of central Asian origin with a narrow body and coarse wiry fur
: the usually curly glossy black coat of a very young karakul lamb valued as fur — compare broadtail 2, persian lamb 1
Origin of KARAKUL
village in Uzbekistan
First Known Use: 1853
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