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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