animal fiber

Definitions of animal fiber
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n fiber derived from animals

Synonyms:
animal fibre
Types:
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horsehair
hair taken from the mane or tail of a horse
silk
animal fibers produced by silkworms and other larvae that spin cocoons and by most spiders
wool
fiber sheared from animals (such as sheep) and twisted into yarn for weaving
Shetland wool
a wool obtained from sheep of the Shetland islands
raw wool
wool in its natural condition; not refined or processed
alpaca
wool of the alpaca
cashmere
the wool of the Kashmir goat
fleece
the wool of a sheep or similar animal
shoddy
reclaimed wool fiber
vicuna
the wool of the vicuna
virgin wool
wool not used before; wool not processed or woven before
Type of:
animal product
a product made from animal material
natural fiber, natural fibre
fiber derived from plants or animals

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