Angora rabbit


: any of several breeds of long-haired rabbits raised for their abundant fine wool
especially : any of a breed having usually white wool and red eyes

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Recent Examples on the Web Angora Angora is sourced from the fur of Angora rabbits, which originated in Turkey but are currently found worldwide. L. Daniela Alvarez, Better Homes & Gardens, 21 Sep. 2023

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First Known Use

1771, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Angora rabbit was in 1771

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“Angora rabbit.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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Angora rabbit

: a usually white rabbit raised for its long fine soft hair

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