lambswool

noun
lambs·​wool | \ ˈlamz-ˌwu̇l How to pronounce lambswool (audio) \
variants: or lamb's wool

Definition of lambswool

: a soft wool or woolen fabric from the first shearing of young sheep often used before another noun a lambswool sweater

First Known Use of lambswool

1552, in the meaning defined above

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“Lambswool.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lambswool. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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lambswool

noun

English Language Learners Definition of lambswool

: soft wool from lambs

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