from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A city of Asia Minor (or Anatolia) which has given its name to a goat, a cat, etc.
  • noun (Zoöl.) a variety of the domestic cat with very long and silky hair, generally of the brownish white color. Called also Angola cat. See Cat.
  • noun (Zoöl.) a variety of the domestic goat, reared for its long silky hair, which is highly prized for manufacture.

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

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


Sorry, no etymologies found.



Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.