white fur used for trimming garments, esp. ceremonial robes, as of royalty
Origin of miniverMiddle English menyuere from Old French menu ver, miniver from menu, small (see menu) from vair, vair
A white or light gray fur used as a trim on medieval robes and on ceremonial robes of state.
Origin of miniverMiddle English meniver from Old French menu vair small vair menu small ; see minuet . vair vair ; see vair .