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- (countable) A breed of Spanish sheep that has long, fine hair
- (uncountable) The wool of this sheep
- The fabric made from this wool (or from any similar yarn)
- A yarn made from a combination of wool and cotton in imitation of this wool
- 1919, Ronald Firbank, Valmouth, Duckworth, hardback edition, page 5
- The Priest pulled the light merino carriage rug higher about his knees.