(mythology) The skin of a fawn, as worn in Greek mythology by Dionysus, and as worn in his honor by his male followers and female followers (maenads) and other votaries in Ancient Greece. The nebris while originally a fawn skin has been shown as a panther or fox skin in different contexts.
From Latinnebris, from Ancient Greek νεβρίς (nebris), earlier νεβρός (nebros, “fawn”).
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