me·ri·no / məˈrēnō/ • n. (pl. -nos) (also me·ri·no sheep) a sheep of a breed with long, fine wool. ∎ a soft woolen or wool-and-cotton material resembling cashmere, originally of merino wool. ∎ a fine woolen yarn.
More From encyclopedia.com
“I'm fine, just fine. And you?” , fine1 / fīn/ • adj. 1. of high quality: fine wines. ∎ worthy of or eliciting admiration: what a fine human being he is. ∎ good; satisfactory: relatio… Fines , Monetary charges imposed upon individuals who have been convicted of a crime or a lesser offense. A fine is a criminal sanction. A civil sanction, by… Vivian Fine , Vivian Fine Composer For the Record… Selected compositions Sources Composer Vivian Fine wrote ballet scores for Martha Graham and José Limón, as well… Hjulstrom Effect , Hjulström effect The contrast between the flow velocity at which a fine-grained cohesive sediment, may be deposited and that at which it will be erod… Cashmere , cash·mere / ˈkazhˌmi(ə)r; ˈkash-/ • n. fine soft wool, originally that from the Kashmir goat. ∎ woolen material made from or resembling such wool: [a… Fine Gael , Fine Gael Irish political party. It was founded in 1933, as a successor to the party under William Cosgrave that had held power since the inception o…
About this article
All Sources -
Updated Aug 24 2016 About encyclopedia.com content Print Topic
You Might Also Like