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  Definition of wool
  1. outer coat of especially sheep and yaks
  2. a fabric made from the hair of sheep
  3. fiber sheared from animals (such as sheep) and twisted into yarn for weaving
Similar Words: fleece, woolen, woollen

 

Hyponyms: Shetland wool, raw wool, alpaca, cashmere, fleece, shoddy, vicuna, virgin wool

 

Substance Meronyms: tweed

 

Derivational Morphology: fleece, shear

 

Language Translations:
Breton: gloan and gloanaj   Catalan: llana  
Chinese: 羊毛   Dutch: wol  
Esperanto: lano   Finnish: villa  
French: laine   German: Wolle  
Hungarian: gyapjú   Indonesian: wol  
Interlingua: lana   Irish: olann  
Italian: lana   Japanese: ウール and 羊毛  
Korean: 털실   Latin: lana  
Malayalam: കമ്പിളി   Polish: wełna  
Portuguese:   Russian: шерсть  
Serbian: predja and vuna   Slovene: volna  
Spanish: lana   Swedish: ull and ylle  
Telugu: ఉన్ని and బొచ్చు   Turkish: yün  
Ukrainian: вовна   Welsh: gwlân  
 
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