What does angora mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term angora:

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Ankara, Turkish capital, capital of Turkey, Angora(noun)

    the capital of Turkey; located in west-central Turkey; it was formerly known as Angora and is the home of Angora goats

  2. Angora, Angora goat(noun)

    a domestic breed of goat raised for its long silky hair which is the true mohair

  3. Angora, Angora rabbit(noun)

    domestic breed of rabbit with long white silky hair

  4. Angora, Angora cat(noun)

    a long-haired breed of cat similar to the Persian cat


  1. angora(Noun)

    An angora cat.

  2. angora(Noun)

    An angora goat.

  3. angora(Noun)

    An angora rabbit.

  4. angora(Noun)

    The hair of angora rabbits or angora goats, used to make textiles.

  5. angora(Noun)

    The fabric made from the hair of angora rabbits or angora goats.

  6. Origin: Ancient name of the city now known as Ankara in Turkey, which has given its name to several breeds of animal. From ἄγκυρα.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Angora(noun)

    a city of Asia Minor (or Anatolia) which has given its name to a goat, a cat, etc


  1. Angora

    Angora were a band featuring lead vocalist and harmonica player John Corabi, guitarist Jimmy Marchiano, bassist Frank Schmeca, and drummer Robert Iezza. The band recorded a demo tape before the members went on to other bands. John Corabi went on to form Saints Or Sinners, which later changed their name to The Scream, with former Racer X members guitarist Bruce Bouillet, bassist John Alderete, and drummer Scott Travis. However, Scott Travis soon left Saints Or Sinners to join Judas Priest and was replaced by former Shark Island drummer Walt Woodward III. Frank Schmeca and Robert Iezza went on to form The Graveyard Train with lead vocalist Todd Griffin and guitarist Bruce Draper. Jimmy Marchiano is currently a guitarist for the popular Led Zeppelin tribute band, "Get the Led Out". After The Scream, John Corabi temporarily replaced Vince Neil in Mötley Crüe.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Angora

    ang-gō′ra, n. cloth made from the wool of the Angora goat.—Angora Wool, the long white silky hair of the Angora goat, highly valued in manufactures. [Angora, a city of Asia Minor, famous for its breed of goats.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. angora

    See Ancyra.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of angora in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of angora in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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