Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • See Ankara.
  • n. The hair of the Angora goat or of the Angora rabbit. Also called Angora wool.
  • n. A yarn or fabric made from either of these kinds of hair.
  • n. An Angora cat.
  • n. An Angora goat.
  • n. An Angora rabbit.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A city of Asia Minor (or Anatolia) which has given its name to a goat, a cat, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A light cloth made of Angora wool, and used for coats and cloaks.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a domestic breed of goat raised for its long silky hair which is the true mohair
  • n. the capital of Turkey; located in west-central Turkey; it was formerly known as Angora and is the home of Angora goats
  • n. domestic breed of rabbit with long white silky hair
  • n. a long-haired breed of cat similar to the Persian cat

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

After Angora (Ankara), Turkey.

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