- the long, silky hair of the Angora goat
- yarn, or any of several fabrics for clothing or upholstery, made from this hair, often mixed with other fibers
Origin of mohairaltered (by associated, association with hair) from earlier mocayare from OIt mocajarro from Arabic mukhayyar, fine cloth, literally , choice from past participle of khayyara, to select
made of or upholstered with mohair
- The long silky hair of the Angora goat.
- Fabric or yarn made from this hair.
Origin of mohairAlteration (influenced by hair ) of obsolete Italian mocaiaro from Arabic mu&hlowbrev;ayyar choice, select, mohair passive participle of &hlowbrev;ayyara to prefer derived stem of &hlowbrev;āra to choose &hlowbrev;yr