a fine wool obtained from merino sheep.
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Also called botany.
Origin of Botany wool
First recorded in1880–85
Words nearby Botany wool
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British Dictionary definitions for Botany wool
a fine wool from the merino sheep
Word Origin for Botany wool
C19: from Botany Bay, where the wool came from originally
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