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What is "Angora" - Definition & Explanation

Angora refers to the hair of the Angora rabbit, or the fabric made from Angora rabbit fur. (Fabric made from angora goat is mohair.)
The hair of the angora rabbit.
The hair of the Angora goat or the Angora rabbit. The clipped fiber from a living animal is also known as Angora mohair. Scoured mohair appears smooth and white. It varies in fineness and is highly resilient, very strong and has high luster. Its value is determined by its luster and not its softness. The Angora rabbit is indigenous to Asia Minor and Turkey. It is often blended and mixed with wool to lower the price of the finished. Angora rabbit hair is long, very fine, light weight, extremely warm and fluffy. It has a tendency to shed and mat with time. According to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, any apparel containing Angora rabbit hair must be labeled as 'Angora rabbit hair' on the garment.
The hair of the Angora goat. Also known as Angora mohair. Angora may also apply to the fur of the Angora rabbit. However, according to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, any apparel containing Angora rabbit hair must be labeled as 'Angora rabbit hair' on the garment.
Angora refers to the hair of either the Angora goat or the Angora rabbit, or the fabric made from Angora rabbit; see Angora wool. (Fabric made from angora goat is mohair.)
The hair of the Angora goat. The long, fine fibers are so smooth and soft that they must be combined with other fibers in weaving.The hair of the Angora rabbit. The fine, lightweight hair is warm, and it is often blended with wool to decrease price and to obtain novelty effects in weaving. By law, the fiber must be described as Angora rabbit hair.
A long haired Syrian, normally one with exceptionally long hair beginning at the nape of the neck all the way to the tail.
Fine hair from Angora goats or rabbits. Lightweight and warm, usually blended with wool to decrease the price and obtain novelty effects.
Angora wool is a soft fibre from the angora rabbit. Used for sweaters and baby clothes.
The hair of the Angora goat. Also known as Angora mohair. Angora may also apply to the fur of the Angora rabbit.

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