Botany wool


noun

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

Botany wool

noun

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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