me•ri•noPronunciation: (mu-rē'nō), [key]
—n., pl. -nos,
1. (often cap.)
one of a breed of sheep, raised originally in Spain, valued for their fine wool.
wool from such sheep.
a yarn or fabric made from this wool.
made of merino wool, yarn, or cloth.
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