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Definition of wool:

  1. A sort of pubescence, or a clothing of dense, curling hairs on the surface of certain plants.
  2. Short, thick hair, especially when crisped or curled.
  3. The soft and curled, or crisped, species of hair which grows on sheep and some other animals, and which in fineness sometimes approaches to fur; -- chiefly applied to the fleecy coat of the sheep, which constitutes a most essential material of clothing in all cold and temperate climates.


fleece, Botany, woolen, woollen, yarn, cloth, fur, sheepskin.

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