Angora goat



a variety of domestic goat, raised originally in Angora, having long, silky hair called mohair.
Historical Examples

Mohair—A shiny fabric of great durability, made from the wool of the Angora goat; used for both men’s and women’s clothing.
Textiles and Clothing Kate Heintz Watson

Hair is obtained from the Angora goat, the camel, and alpaca.
Clothing and Health Helen Kinne

The Angora goat, originally from Asia Minor, furnishes the mohair of commerce.
Textiles and Clothing Kate Heintz Watson

The Angora goat fleece is cut annually and is very valuable.
The Library of Work and Play: Outdoor Work Mary Rogers Miller

Silk is produced in large quantities in the vicinity of Brusa and Amasia, and mohair from the Angora goat all over the plateau.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 7 Various

I remember one day we visited what had been the headquarters of the merchants of tiftik, the hair of the Angora goat.
A Prisoner in Turkey John Still

All in all, the Angora goat is the healthiest of domestic animals.
Practical Angora Goat Raising C. P. Bailey

Alpaca and Mohair are classed as wools, but the former is produced by the Alpaca goat and the latter by the Angora goat.
Handicraft for Girls Idabelle McGlauflin

Before we consider the migrations of the Angora goat, we will investigate the physical conditions of their native province.
Practical Angora Goat Raising C. P. Bailey

The Angora goat is another noted variety—esteemed for its fine silky hair.
Quadrupeds, What They Are and Where Found Mayne Reid

noun
a breed of domestic goat with long soft hair

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