Variant of sable
- any marten; esp., the stone marten or a darker American species (Martes americana)
- the costly fur or pelt of the sable
- a coat, neckpiece, etc. made of this
- Now Rare black mourning clothes
- Heraldry the color black: indicated in engraving by crosshatching
Origin: OFr < ML sabelum < MDu sabel < OHG zobel < Russ sobol'
- made of or with the fur of the sable
- black or dark brown
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