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What is "Astrakhan" - Definition & Explanation

A thick woven or knitted cloth often of wool with a surface of loops or curls, imitating the coat of an Astrakhan lamb. Also called poodle cloth. Used for coats and trimming.
A thick woven or knitted cloth with a surface of loops or curls which imitates the coat of an Astrakhan lamb.
Tightly curled wool from the karakul lambs of Russia, widely used for collar and hats.

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