Definition of Kashmir goat in English:

Kashmir goat


  • A goat of a Himalayan breed yielding fine, soft wool, which is used to make cashmere.

    • ‘The best raw material for the creation of cashmere yarn comes from fibres extracted from Kashmir goats in the Chinese region formerly known as Inner Mongolia.’
    • ‘A surreal sight is the wild Kashmir goats that have roamed freely on the Orme since the 1890s.’
    • ‘The fine fabric known as cashmere is named after the Kashmir goats that live in the Himalayas.’
    • ‘Cashmere is the down shed annually by Kashmir goats living in the mountainous regions of Tibet and Mongolia.’
    • ‘The Kashmir goat, which is raised in the region, provides cashmere for the production of fine textiles.’