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 for Merino
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Merino \Me*ri"no\, n.; pl. Merinos. [Sp.]
     1. (Zool.) A breed of sheep originally from Spain, noted for
        the fineness of its wool.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. A fine fabric of merino wool.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Merino \Me*ri"no\, a. [Sp. merino moving from pasture to
     pasture, fr. merino a royal judge and superintendent or
     inspector of sheep walks, LL. merinus, fr. majorinus, i. e.,
     major vill?, fr. L. major greater. See Major. Merino sheep
     are driven at certain seasons from one part of Spain to
     another, in large flocks, for pasturage.]
     1. Of or pertaining to a variety of sheep with very fine
        wool, originally bred in Spain.
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     2. Made of the wool of the merino sheep.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  merino
      n 1: white sheep originating in Spain and producing a heavy
           fleece of exceptional quality [syn: merino, merino
           sheep]

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Merino, CO -- U.S. town in Colorado
     Population (2000):    246
     Housing Units (2000): 110
     Land area (2000):     0.173003 sq. miles (0.448076 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.173003 sq. miles (0.448076 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            50040
     Located within:       Colorado (CO), FIPS 08
     Location:             40.484418 N, 103.353691 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Merino, CO
      Merino
  

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