Angora goat

An.go.ra goat
[æŋg'ɔ:rə gout] n Zool cabra angorá.

English-Portuguese dictionary. 2013.

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  • Angora goat — Angora An*go ra ([a^]n*g[=o] r[.a]), n. A city of Asia Minor (or Anatolia) which has given its name to a goat, a cat, etc. [1913 Webster] {Angora cat} (Zo[ o]l.), a variety of the domestic cat with very long and silky hair, generally of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Angora Goat — A species of goat originally bred in Asia Minor, but later introduced into Cape Colony, Texas, California and elsewhere, producing the mohair fibre (see Angora). The goat is small and hardy, and can feed on land where other animals would starve …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Angora goat — The Angora goat (Lang tr|Ankara keçisi) is a goat from the Angora region in Anatolia, near present day Ankara, Turkey.This breed is first mentioned in the time of Moses, roughly 1500 B.C. [ [ Homepage Files/Page2.html… …   Wikipedia

  • Angora goat — a variety of domestic goat, raised originally in Angora, having long, silky hair called mohair. Also called Angora. [1825 35] * * * Breed of domestic goat that originated in ancient times in the district of Angora in Asia Minor. Its silky coat… …   Universalium

  • Angora goat — noun a domestic breed of goat raised for its long silky hair which is the true mohair • Syn: ↑Angora • Hypernyms: ↑domestic goat, ↑Capra hircus * * * noun Usage: usually capitalized A : a breed or variety of the domestic goat reared for its long… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Angora goat — /æŋˌgɔrə ˈgoʊt/ (say ang.gawruh goht) noun one of a breed of domestic goat principally reared for its long, silky fleece known as mohair. Also, Angora. {the breed was originally established in Angora2} …   Australian English dictionary

  • angora goat — variety of goat reared for its long silky hair …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Angora goat — noun Date: 1833 any of a breed of domestic goats raised for their long silky hair which is the true mohair …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Angora Goat Capital — Rocksprings, Texas …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • American Angora Goat Breeders' Association — The American Angora Goat Breeders Association is the only American breed registry for the angora goat. Established in 1900, the association is headquartered in Rocksprings, Texas. See also * Colored Angora Goat Breeders Association External links …   Wikipedia

  • Angora — may refer to:* Angora, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania ** Angora (SEPTA station), a commuter rail station * Angora Township, Minnesota * Angora, Nebraska * Angora (band), a musical group * Angora wool, from the Angora rabbit * Angora rabbit, a breed… …   Wikipedia

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