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Merino

a fine-woolled sheep with unpigmented hooves used for fabric wool; males are usually horned (polled strains are available), females are polled. Originated in Spain, now many ethnic varieties. Classes of Australian merinos include Superfine (18 microns), Medium (20-22 microns), and Strongwoolled (23-25 microns). Other strains exist, e.g. Booroola, which has a much better fertility performance than average merinos.
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Officials said Tuesday they want to talk to Thomas Joseph Merino, who was a passenger in the sport utility vehicle driven by Bonnie Yvonne Lee of Van Nuys when it swerved into oncoming traffic on Woodley Avenue near Vanowen Street.
Word apparently got back to Boy Scouts leaders, who removed Merino from his Explorer post where, he had served for years as a liaison between his police department and troops.
Merino Kids of New Zealand is the pioneer of using merino wool for baby sleepwear.
About the appointment of Merino to the board, Currie said: "Our ability to attract a professional of Bruce Merino's caliber underscores the strength of Universal Forest Products and the optimism for its future.
Langtry's presentation introduced how leading Chinese and international garment brands are now differentiating themselves from competitors by introducing the benefits of Australian Merino wool in their garments to their consumers.
The BSI carefully examined and tested a number of major brand sleep sacks on the market and awarded Merino Kids with the first-ever BSI certification for baby sleep sack safety.
BEIJING, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Labi, a leading Chinese babywear brand with over 800 retail stores across China has decided to introduce a premium range of Australian Merino wool babywear to the China market.
Other items include a leather wash bag at PS40, leather travel bag for PS120 and a merino wool scarf for PS40.
When it comes to choosing a base layer for a cold weather whitetail hunt, is hard to beat garments made from merino wool, a natural fabric that offers an excellent combination of comfort, warmth and breath ability, along with built-in antimicrobial properties that combat odor causing bacteria.
Designed for men, this long–sleeved top is created with warming and whiff–proof merino wool.