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woolnoun [U]

us   /wʊl/
the soft, curly hair from sheep, or thread or cloth made from this: I bought some fine wool to knit a baby sweater.
woolen
adjective [not gradable] us   /ˈwʊl·ən/ also wool, /wʊl/
She lay under a red woolen blanket.
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woolnoun [U]

uk   /wʊl/ us   /wʊl/
A2 the soft, thick hair that grows on the bodies of sheep and some other animals: Australia is one of the world's main producers of wool.
thick thread or material that is made from this: Put on your red wool cardigan - it'll be nice and warm.UK How many balls of wool did you need to knit that sweater?

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(Definition of wool from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “wool”
in Korean 털실, 양털…
in Arabic صوف…
in Malaysian bulu…
in French (de/en) laine…
in Russian шерсть, руно, шерстяная пряжа…
in Chinese (Traditional) 羊毛, 動物毛, 毛線…
in Italian lana…
in Turkish yün, yünlü…
in Polish wełna, runo…
in Spanish lana…
in Vietnamese len…
in Portuguese lã…
in Thai ขนแกะ…
in German die Wolle, Woll……
in Catalan llana…
in Japanese ウール, 羊毛…
in Chinese (Simplified) 羊毛, 动物毛, 毛线…
in Indonesian wol…
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