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

  • n. Variant of karakul.

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  • n. Alternative spelling of karakul.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Var. of karakul, a kind of fur.

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

  • n. hardy coarse-haired sheep of central Asia; lambs are valued for their soft curly black fur


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  • From them emerged men in suits, in chapcms and caracul hats, women in hijabs, children with neatly combed hair.

    A Thousand Splendid Suns

  • I thought if she took it, I'd get a caracul, with a black fox collar.


  • She was unusually smart, all in black: small black tricorne hat, short black caracul coat, loose and swinging, and austere high-necked black velvet frock at a time when most street costumes were like evening gowns.


  • It appeared that the call had gone forth for fur coats for the troops, and all the worthy citizens of the town forwarded to the trenches their caracul coats.

    The White Road to Verdun


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