noun, plural me·ri·nos.
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Origin of merino
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Example sentences from the Web for merino
Kora’s Xenolith is made from a thin outer layer of tightly woven 30 percent yak wool and 70 percent merino wool.The Kora Xenolith Is My Secret Weapon Against the Cold|Wes Siler|February 2, 2021|Outside Online
So, it’s good to look for water-repellant, moisture-wicking fabrics like tight-knit merino wool, spandex, and polyester blends.Best winter hats: Comfortable hats to keep you warm|Carsen Joenk|January 20, 2021|Popular Science
They’re also cozy and warm thanks to merino wool blend yarns.Compression socks to ease aches and support travel|PopSci Commerce Team|January 20, 2021|Popular Science
Even my heaviest, 250-weight merino-wool tights aren’t warm enough on their own in below-freezing temperatures.
The Oiselle Flyout Top uses Polartec PowerWool, which is a fine merino wool synthetic blend that gives a nice little thermal bump with remarkable moisture management.
According to WWD, Altuzarra will design a collection in merino wool for the next stage of the competition.Joseph Altuzarra Named U.S. Representative for International Woolmark Prize; L'Wren Scott Teams Up With Banana Republic|The Fashion Beast Team|July 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
A dress of merino in winter, with a cloth cloak and plain velvet or silk bonnet is the most suitable.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness|Florence Hartley
"Mine are enough formed, I know," complacently glancing from her attire to Ida's plain merino, and black silk apron.Alone|Marion Harland
Fig. 20 is a spirited cut of a variety of the Merino without dewlap, and with a long and somewhat open fleece.
The Merino rapidly declined in value, till its price nearly approximated to that of the native sheep.
The Merino, as might reasonably have been anticipated, when properly managed, has improved from a variety of causes.
British Dictionary definitions for merino
noun plural -nos
- history a free settler rather than a convict
- an affluent and socially prominent person
- (as modifier)a pure merino cricketer