According to WWD, Altuzarra will design a collection in merino wool for the next stage of the competition.
About five yards of chintz will be required for the covering; or you might use the merino of an old dress.
On account of the climate, the quality of the wool, much of it merino, is excellent.
The merino dominates the bush, and gives to Australian literature its melancholy tinge, its despairing pathos.
merino is related to mayor, which comes, through French, from Lat.
Elisabeth never wore anything but cotton gowns in summer and merino in the winter, which she made herself.
These wools are suitable for almost all classes of merino and crossbred yarns.
But two of these half-bred ewes, when put to a merino ram, produced lambs closely resembling the merino breed.
The story of merino wool is one of the romances of modern industry.
Forty years ago the exports consisted almost entirely of merino wool, but now seven-eighths is cross-bred.
fine-wool breed of sheep, 1781, from Spanish merino, possibly from Arabic Merini, a Berber family or tribe of sheep farmers in northwest Africa whose animals were imported into Spain 14c.-15c. to improve local breeds. Or from or influenced by Latin majorinus, from major "greater," either in reference to size of the animals or from Spanish derivative merino (n.) "overseer of cattle pastures," also a title of judicial officers. Applied from early 19c. to the wool itself and to various articles made from it.