broad-tail

broadtail

[brawd-teyl]
noun
the wavy, moirélike fur or pelt of a young or stillborn Karakul lamb. Compare Karakul ( def 1 ), Persian lamb ( def 2 ).

Origin:
1890–95; broad + tail1

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broadtail (ˈbrɔːdˌteɪl)
 
n
1.  the highly valued black wavy fur obtained from the skins of newly born karakul lambs; caracul
2.  another name for karakul

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