Angora Raider Shell

For Ghosts who hop fences.

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From Ancient Greek ánkura, anchor

Angora hair or Angora fibre

  • The downy coat produced by the Angora rabbit
  • While their names are similar, Angora fibre is distinct from mohair, which comes from the Angora goat
  • Angora fibre also has distinct difference from cashmere, which comes from the cashmere goat
  • Known for its softness, thin fibres and what knitters call a halo aka (fluffiness)
  • It is much warmer and lighter than wool due to the hollow core of the angora fibre, which gives them their characteristic floating feel

Named after the city of Ankara in Turkey, by which many other animals have been named

Angora breeds

  1. A cat
  2. A goat of a domesticated breed that produces mohair
  3. A rabbit of a domesticated breed with a long coat
  • The hair is used to make textiles and many fabrics made from the hair of angora rabbits or angora goats

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