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woolgrower

Syllabification: wool·grow·er
Pronunciation: /ˈwo͝olˌɡrō(ə)r
 
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Definition of woolgrower in English:

noun

A breeder of sheep for wool.
Example sentences
  • Branding of merino wool as a fashion image for garments has seen more value returned to the wool grower.
  • It also states, as I mentioned at the start of my speech: ‘In a referendum held in April-May 2002, 96.9% of wool grower respondents voted in favour of winding up the Wool Board.’
  • They can't afford to be injured, their families can't afford it and, despite what the Farmers Federation might think, wool growers can't afford to lose them either.

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