Angora

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The hair of the angora rabbit. The origin of the angora breed ins unclear. It is believed to come from France, developed from a mutation in a wild rabbit, in the 18th century

Note: The hair of the angora goat is referred to as mohair.

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Downy soft, fluffy hair that is plucked or sheared from the angora rabbits. Slippery, flyaway fiber is usually blended with wool or other fibers to make it easier to spin and to reduce the cost. See “mohair” for angora goat.

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