Definition of angora noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//æŋˈɡɔːrə//
    ; NAmE NAmE//æŋˈɡɔːrə//
    Domesticated mammals
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  1. 1 [countable] a breed of cat, goat or rabbit that has long soft hair See related entries: Domesticated mammals
  2. 2 [uncountable] a type of soft wool or cloth made from the hair of the angora goat or rabbit an angora sweater
  3. Word Originearly 19th cent. (denoting a long-haired breed): from the place name Angora.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: angora