broadtail
broadtail roadtail n. 1. the fur of a very young karakul lamb. [WordNet 1.5]

2. a hardy coarse-haired sheep of central Asia; the lambs are valued for their soft curly black fur.

Syn: caracul, karakul. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • broadtail — ● broadtail nom masculin (anglais broad, large, et tail, queue) Peau de mouton ou d agneau américain rasée très court, qui rappelle la toison de l astrakan …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • broadtail — [brôd′tāl΄] n. KARAKUL: see ASTRAKHAN …   English World dictionary

  • broadtail — noun Date: 1892 1. karakul 1 2. the pelt of a premature or newborn Karakul lamb having a flat and wavy appearance resembling moiré silk compare karakul 2, Persian lamb 1 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • broadtail — /brawd tayl /, n. the wavy, moirélike fur or pelt of a young or stillborn Karakul lamb. Cf. Karakul (def. 1), Persian lamb (def. 2). [1890 95; BROAD + TAIL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • broadtail — noun /ˈbɹɔːdteɪl/ The hide or fur of a Persian lamb, formerly used in clothing etc …   Wiktionary

  • broadtail — n. fur of a Karakul lamb; Asian breed of sheep …   English contemporary dictionary

  • broadtail — noun a karakul sheep …   English new terms dictionary

  • broadtail — broad•tail [[t]ˈbrɔdˌteɪl[/t]] n. clo the wavy, moirélike fur or pelt of a young or stillborn Karakul lamb; Persian lamb • Etymology: 1890–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • broadtail — /ˈbrɔdteɪl/ (say brawdtayl) noun Textiles the fur or skin of a very young, often prematurely born karakul lamb, having a flat and wavy appearance resembling moiré silk …   Australian English dictionary

  • broadtail — n. 1 the karacul sheep. 2 the fleece or wool from its lamb …   Useful english dictionary

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