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Date: 1600-1700
Origin: mocayare 'mohair' (1500-1600), from early Italian mocaiarro, from Arabic mukhayyar 'choice'; influenced by hair

mohair

noun
     
Related topics: Clothes and Fashion
mo‧hair [uncountable]
TIDC expensive wool made from the hair of the angora goat:
a mohair sweater

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