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Meaning of ANGORA

Pronunciation:  ang'gowru

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a long-haired breed similar to the Persian cat
  2. [n]  domestic breed with long white silky hair
  3. [n]  raised for its long silky hair which is the true mohair
 

ANGORA is a 6 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: Angora cat, Angora goat, Angora rabbit
 
 See Also: Capra hircus, coney, cony, domestic cat, domestic goat, Felis catus, Felis domesticus, house cat, rabbit

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\An*go"ra\ ([a^]n*g[=o]"r[.a]), n.
A city of Asia Minor (or Anatolia) which has given its name
to a goat, a cat, etc.

{Angora cat} (Zo["o]l.), a variety of the domestic cat with
   very long and silky hair, generally of the brownish white
   color. Called also {Angola cat}. See {Cat}.

{Angora goat} (Zo["o]l.), a variety of the domestic goat,
   reared for its long silky hair, which is highly prized for
   manufacture.

 

 

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