cashmere goat

noun

Definition of cashmere goat 

: an Indian goat raised especially for its undercoat of fine soft wool that constitutes the cashmere wool of commerce

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Mongolian herders tend to their focks of cashmere goats. Valentina Zarya, Fortune, "Unraveling Mongolia's Cashmere Conundrum," 9 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of cashmere goat

1850, in the meaning defined above

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