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Meaning of MOHAIR

Pronunciation:  'mow`hehr

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  fabric made with yarn made from the silky hair of the Angora goat
 

MOHAIR is a 6 letter word that starts with M.

 

 See Also: cloth, fabric, material, textile

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mo"hair`\, n. [F. moire, perh. from Ar. mukhayyar a kind
of coarse camelot or haircloth; but prob. fr. L. marmoreus of
marble, resembling marble. Cf. {Moire}, {Marble}.]
The long silky hair or wool of the Angora goat of Asia Minor;
also, a fabric made from this material, or an imitation of
such fabric.

 

 

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