fine-wool

fine-wool

a class of wool sheep, only Merinos qualify, characterized by fiber diameter of 19 microns, spinning quality of 70's, yield of 6 lb.
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The authors found out that the reproductive function--in particular, ejaculate volume, the concentration and mobility of spermatozoa and sperm fertilizing capacity--of Russian fine-wool sheep breeds and Australian Merino do not very differ.
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A mustard coloured fine-wool, sleeveless top butt oned up the middle with low neck and knit detail.
Thanks to Henry Waterhouse's enterprise and care, John and Elizabeth Macarthur, Samuel Marsden and the other fine-wool pioneers, had an ideal foundation on which to build their industry.