Cashmere goat


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Cash·mere goat

also Kash·mir goat  (kăzh′mîr′, kăsh′-, kăzh-mîr′, kăsh-)
n.
A goat that is raised for its undercoat of fine, downy wool, especially one native to the Himalayan regions of India and Tibet.

Kash′mir

(or Cash′mere) goat′


n.
any of a long-haired breed of goat raised in Tibet, India, Afghanistan, and Turkey for its meat, milk, and cashmere wool.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Cashmere goat - Himalayan goat having a silky undercoat highly prized as cashmere woolCashmere goat - Himalayan goat having a silky undercoat highly prized as cashmere wool
Capra hircus, domestic goat - any of various breeds of goat raised for milk or meat or wool
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Inner Mongolia white Cashmere goat (Capra hircus) is an important economic breeding animal in China.
KATE HUMBLE: LIVING WITH NOMADS BBC2, 9pm The broadcaster travels to the southern Gobi Desert in Mongolia to spend time with an extended family of Cashmere goat and yak herders.
William "Billy" Windsor I was the renegade cashmere goat which served as a lance-corporal in the 1st Battalion, the Royal Welsh, an infantry battalion of the British Army.
Researchers conducted transcriptomic analysis on the primary and secondary follicles of a cashmere goat, revealing 51 genes that are differentially expressed between the two types of hair follicles.
William "Billy" Windsor I was the renegade cashmere goat who served as a lance corporal in 1st Battalion, the Royal Welsh, an infantry battalion of the British Army.
Due to the discrepancies with regard to the interaction between Rheb and FKBP38, we cloned cashmere goat Rheb (GenBank accession HM569224) and FKBP38 (GenBank accession JF714970) genes and studied this relationship in cashmere goat cells by coimmunoprecipitation (co-IP) and yeast two-hybrid assay to resolve this controversy and examine the mTOR signaling pathway in cashmere goat cells.
CASHMERE FACTS The cashmere goat, which takes its name from Kashmir in India, produces a dense coat to combat the extremely cold temperatures of its natural habitat.
India's cashmere goat herds are located in the foothills of the Himalayas, mainly in Ladakh but their numbers are limited to around 175,000, according to information given to Cashmere World by Dr.
Cashmere is a product invented and associated with Scotland but the source of the wool is the Mongolian cashmere goat.
Indeed, as explained in our panel, cashmere, which comes from the soft underbelly of the cashmere goat, is graded depending on its quality, meaning the cashmere used in the cheaper versions is not of the same calibre as the more expensive clothing.
She now owns 17 properties in Berkshire, three houses in Swansea, a cashmere goat farm in Australia (as you do) and lives in some luxury by the coast in Portugal with husband Robert Sullivan, a cousin of Hollywood star Catherine Zeta-Jones for whom she sang at her wedding to Michael Douglas.
Cashmere - The ultimate sweater fabric, made from cashmere goat hair.