australian merino wool


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  • merino — /məˈrinoʊ / (say muh reenoh) noun (plural merinos) 1. (upper case) one of a variety of sheep, originating in Spain, valued for its fine wool. 2. wool from such sheep. 3. a knitted fabric made of wool or wool and cotton. 4. a variety of potato.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Australian Wools — Australia is the world s greatest wool producing country, and supplies nearly 900 million Lb. yearly. Mainly merino. Only a small percentage of the wools are crossbreds. The wools, in the shorn state, are very yolky and only yield about 50 per… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Merino — This article is about the breed of sheep. For other uses, see Merino, Victoria and merindad. Full wool Merino sheep. The Merino is an economically influential breed of sheep prized for its wool. Merinos are regarded as having some of the finest… …   Wikipedia

  • Wool — is the fiber derived from the specialized skin cells, called follicles, [Australian Wool Corporation, Australian Wool Classing, Raw Wool Services, 1990] of animals in the Caprinae family, principally sheep, but the hair of certain species of… …   Wikipedia

  • Wool measurement — An ultra fine, 14.6 micron Merino fleece. A micron (micrometre) is the measurement used to express the diameter of a wool fibre. The lower microns are the finer fibres. Fibre diameter is the most important characteristic of wool in determining… …   Wikipedia

  • Wool classing — Classing redirects here. For other uses, see Classification (disambiguation). Parts of a Merino fleece …   Wikipedia

  • Sydney Wool — Australian merino wool of a quality inferior to Port Philip wool. Used for medium to better grades of worsteds. It is superior to Adelaide wool …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • botany wool — /ˈbɒtəni wʊl/ (say botuhnee wool) noun a fine wool obtained from merino sheep. Also, botany. {from Botany Bay} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Peppin Merino (sheep) — The Peppin Merino is a breed of Merino Sheep raised for its wool, mostly in Australia. So important is the Peppin Merino that sheep men throughout Australia often classify their sheep simply as being either Peppin, or non Peppin. [cite web title …   Wikipedia

  • Poll Merino — The Poll Merino is a subtype of the Australian Merino breed of domestic sheep without horns. A single gene with three possible alleles control horn inheritance. [cite journal last = Dolling first = C.H.S title = Hornedness and polledness in sheep …   Wikipedia

  • New Zealand Wool — A high grade crossbred wool and one of the most useful wools of commerce. It is obtained by crossing merino ewes with Lincoln or Leicester rams. It has a staple of good and regular length and is soft in handle. It is used extensively for mixing… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

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