zibeline[zib′ə līn′, -lēn′, -lin]
zibeline definition by Webster's New World
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of or having to do with sables
Origin: French zibeline ; from Italian zibellino ; from Slavic, Slavonic base from source sable
- the fur of the sable
- a soft woolen dress material with a furlike nap
zibeline definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A thick lustrous soft fabric of wool and other animal hair, such as mohair, having a silky nap.
- The sable or its fur.
Origin: French, sable, from Italian zibellino, of Slavic origin.