angora

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noun an·go·ra \aŋ-ˈgȯr-ə, an-\

Definition of angora

  1. 1 :  the hair of the Angora rabbit or Angora goat —called also angora wool

  2. 2 :  a yarn of Angora rabbit hair used especially for knitting

  3. 3 capitalized a :  angora cat b :  angora goat c :  angora rabbit

1812

First Known Use of angora

1812


ANGORA Defined for English Language Learners

angora

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noun an·go·ra \aŋ-ˈgȯr-ə, an-\

Definition of angora for English Language Learners

  • : a kind of soft yarn or wool that is made from the hair of the Angora goat or the Angora rabbit

  • : a type of cat, goat, or rabbit that has long soft hair


ANGORA Defined for Kids

angora

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noun an·go·ra \aŋ-ˈgȯr-ə\

Definition of angora for Students

  1. :  cloth or yarn made from the long soft silky hair of a special usually white domestic rabbit (Angora rabbit) or from the long shiny wool of a goat (Angora goat)


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