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What is "Lambswool" - Definition & Explanation

This is the wool that is taken from sheep before they reach the age of 7 months. It is soft, slippery, resilient and smooth and has superior spinning properties. It is used in fine grade woolen fabrics.
1. soft, fine wool from a young sheep, used in knitted garments etc.
2. a shrub of Western Australia with a white, woolly, flowering panicle and felt-like leaves.

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