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Botany wool

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  1. a fine wool obtained from merino sheep.
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Origin of Botany wool

First recorded in 1880–85
Also called botany.
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British Dictionary definitions for botany wool

Botany wool

  1. a fine wool from the merino sheep
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Word Origin

C19: from Botany Bay, where the wool came from originally
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