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astrakhan

noun [U] uk   /ˈæs.trə.kæn/ us  
the skin of very young sheep from Astrakhan in southern Russia that is covered in grey or black wool that is tightly curled and looks like fur, or a type of cloth that looks like this skinThe skin, hair and bone of non-human animalsTextiles made from natural fibres
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