one of an Asian breed of sheep having curly fleece that is black in the young and brown or gray in the adult: raised especially for lambskins used in the fur industry.
Compare broadtail, Persian lamb.
(sometimes lowercase) a Karakul lambskin.
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Also called Persian lamb. the black loosely curled fur obtained from the skins of newly born lambs of the karakul sheep
a variant spelling of karakul
a breed of sheep of central Asia having coarse black, grey, or brown hair: the lambs have soft curled usually black hair
the fur prepared from these lambs
a wide-mouthed glass or metal bottle with a lip or spout, for holding and serving beverages. Contemporary Examples There is another scene in which Meredith pours a cup of coffee from a carafe in the kitchen she shares with Knox. Lifetime’s Amanda Knox Movie Barbie Latza Nadeau February 14, 2011 My only line was, I […]
any Asiatic tree or shrub of the genus Caragana, of the pea family, having pinnately compound leaves and mostly yellow flowers, used as hedge plants in the U.S., especially in cold regions. Historical Examples caragana frutex, formerly called caragana frutescens, is a somewhat taller shrub and not quite so floriferous. Trees, Fruits and Flowers of […]
noun a variant spelling of carrageen
Constantine, Karamanlis, Konstantinos. Konstantinos [kawn-stahn-dee-naws] /ˌkɔn stɑnˈdi nɔs/ (Show IPA), 1907–98, Greek politician: prime minister 1955–63, 1974–80; president 1980–85, 1990–95. noun Konstantinos (kɔnstanˈtinɔs). 1907–98, Greek statesman; prime minister of Greece (1955–58; 1958–61; 1961–63; 1974–80): president of Greece (1980–85; 1990–95)