Botany wool

Botany wool
a fine wool obtained from merino sheep. Also called botany.

* * *

Universalium. 2010.

Игры ⚽ Поможем написать реферат

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Botany wool — n. [after BOTANY BAY, orig. source of export] merino wool of high quality …   English World dictionary

  • botany wool — noun see botany II * * * a fine wool obtained from merino sheep. Also called botany. [1880 85] * * * Botany wool, a fine wool of the merino type grown in Australia and used in high quality fabrics. ╂[< Botany Bay, Australia, near which it was… …   Useful english dictionary

  • botany wool — /ˈbɒtəni wʊl/ (say botuhnee wool) noun a fine wool obtained from merino sheep. Also, botany. {from Botany Bay} …  

  • wool — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. fleece; down, hair; worsted, yarn. adj. woolen; knitted; woolly, hairy, fleecy, downy, fluffy, flocculent. See covering, softness, materials. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Fleecy fiber, especially of sheep]… …   English dictionary for students

  • Botany — [ bɒt(ə)ni] (also Botany wool) noun merino wool. Origin C19: named after Botany Bay in Australia, from where the wool orig. came …   English new terms dictionary

  • botany — /bot n ee/, n., pl. botanies. 1. the science of plants; the branch of biology that deals with plant life. 2. the plant life of a region: the botany of Alaska. 3. the biology of a plant or plant group: the botany of deciduous trees. 4. (sometimes… …   Universalium

  • botany — n. (in full Botany wool) merino wool, esp. from Australia. Etymology: Botany Bay, New S. Wales, named from the variety of its flora …   Useful english dictionary

  • List of fashion topics — This is a list of topics related to fashion, many of which do not yet have Wikipedia articles. NOTOC 0 9 1300 1400 in fashion 1500 1550 in fashion 1600 1650 in fashion 1700 1750 in fashion 1795 1820 in fashion 20th century fashion A A line A line …   Wikipedia

  • Australia — /aw strayl yeuh/, n. 1. a continent SE of Asia, between the Indian and the Pacific oceans. 18,438,824; 2,948,366 sq. mi. (7,636,270 sq. km). 2. Commonwealth of, a member of the Commonwealth of Nations, consisting of the federated states and… …   Universalium

  • Contributors — ▪ 2000       Adams, Andy. Editor and Publisher, Sumo World. Author of Sumo; Sumo World Record Book. • sports and games: Judo; Wrestling: Sumo       Ahn, Ki suk. Assistant Editor, Shindonga of Donga Ilbo. • biographies (in part)       Alder,… …   Universalium

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”