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Animal fibre

natural textile f. from the hair of animals and the cocoon of the silkworm, oak silkworm, etc.; composed of high-molecular proteins. Is divided into four main groups: wool, hair, horsehair, and natural silk. Used to produce yarn, thread and felt, and the textile fabrics which result from these. The most important a. f. processed in the textiles industry include wool and natural silk.



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