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What is "Virgin Wool" - Definition & Explanation

New wool that has never been used before, or reclaimed from any spun, woven, knitted, felted, manufactured or used products.
Virgin Wool is wool that has never been processed into fabric.
Wool not used before; wool not processed or woven before

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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