merino: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (mu-rē'nō), [key]
— n., pl. adj. -nos,
  1. (often cap.) one of a breed of sheep, raised originally in Spain, valued for their fine wool.
  2. wool from such sheep.
  3. a yarn or fabric made from this wool.
  1. made of merino wool, yarn, or cloth.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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