Definitions for karakulˈkær ə kəl
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Kar•a•kulˈkær ə kəl(n.)
any of an Asian breed of sheep having curly fleece that is black in the young and brown or gray in the adult: raised esp. for lambskins used in the fur industry.
Category: Animal Husbandry
Ref: Compare broadtail, Persian lamb.
Origin of Karakul:
1850–55; after Kara Kul lake on the Pamir plateau, Tajikistan, near where the sheep were bred
broadtail, caracul, karakul(noun)
hardy coarse-haired sheep of central Asia; lambs are valued for their soft curly black fur
A Central Asian breed of sheep.
A kind of hat.