What does merino mean?

Definitions for merinoməˈri noʊ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word merino.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. merino, merino sheep(noun)

    white sheep originating in Spain and producing a heavy fleece of exceptional quality


  1. merino(Noun)

    A breed of Spanish sheep that has long, fine hair

  2. merino(Noun)

    The wool of this sheep

  3. merino(Noun)

    The fabric made from this wool (or from any similar yarn)

  4. merino(Noun)

    A yarn made from a combination of wool and cotton in imitation of this wool

Webster Dictionary

  1. Merino(adj)

    of or pertaining to a variety of sheep with very fine wool, originally bred in Spain

  2. Merino(adj)

    made of the wool of the merino sheep

  3. Merino(noun)

    a breed of sheep originally from Spain, noted for the fineness of its wool

  4. Merino(noun)

    a fine fabric of merino wool

  5. Origin: [Sp.]


  1. Merino

    The Merino is an economically influential breed of sheep prized for its wool. Merinos are regarded as having some of the finest and softest wool of any sheep. Poll Merinos have no horns, and horned Merino rams have long, spiral horns which grow close to the head.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Merino

    me-rē′no, n. a variety of sheep having very fine wool, originally from Spain: a fine French all-wool dress fabric for women, originally of merino wool.—adj. belonging to the merino sheep or their wool. [Sp.,—merino, inspector of sheep-walks—Low L. majorinus, a head-man—L. major, greater.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of merino in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of merino in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Images & Illustrations of merino

  1. merinomerinomerino


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