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English noun: wool

1. wool (artifact) a fabric made from the hair of sheep


Synonymswoolen, woollen


Broader (hypernym)cloth, fabric, material, textile


Substance meronymtweed

2. wool (substance) fiber sheared from animals (such as sheep) and twisted into yarn for weaving


Broader (hypernym)animal fiber, animal fibre


Narrower (hyponym)alpaca, cashmere, fleece, raw wool, Shetland wool, shoddy, vicuna, virgin wool

3. wool (animal) outer coat of especially sheep and yaks


Synonymsfleece


Broader (hypernym)coat, pelage









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