animal fibre

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Noun1.animal fibre - fiber derived from animalsanimal fibre - fiber derived from animals    
animal product - a product made from animal material
horsehair - hair taken from the mane or tail of a horse
natural fiber, natural fibre - fiber derived from plants or animals
silk - animal fibers produced by silkworms and other larvae that spin cocoons and by most spiders
wool - fiber sheared from animals (such as sheep) and twisted into yarn for weaving
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Rivera-Gomez, "Method for stabilising clay soils with natural organic polymers reinforced with animal fibre," Patent WO2012/101299, 2012.
This has been more or less the case in her work from the mid 1980s untitled series using pieces of reconfigured hospital furniture (with tiny plastic babies attached to it using animal fibres); to the bleak stacks of white shirts pierced by steel bars; to the Atrabiliarios series (1992-2004; Fig.
Major Australian exports to Egypt are wheat, vegetables, meat, wool and other animal fibres. Egyptian exports to Australia include food coverings, vehicles, lime, and construction.