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Cashmere goat


Kashmir goat

or Cashmere goat

one of a long-haired breed of goat raised in Tibet and the higher elevations of China, the Indian subcontinent, Afghanistan, and Turkey for its meat, milk, and cashmere wool. Unabridged
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  • Cashmere is also soft, and the finer qualities are made from hair of the Cashmere goat.

    Clothing and Health Helen Kinne
  • There are two kinds of goat—the Cashmere goat and the plain goat.

    Remarks Bill Nye
  • Cashmere wool comes from the Cashmere goat, found in Thibet, and is very costly, as only the finest parts of the fleece are used.

    Handicraft for Girls Idabelle McGlauflin
British Dictionary definitions for Cashmere goat

Kashmir goat

a Himalayan breed of goat having an undercoat of silky wool from which cashmere wool is obtained
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