Peltry meaning

pĕl'trē
Undressed pelts considered as a group.
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Pelts, or fur-bearing skins, collectively.
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Pelts or skins, collectively; skins with the fur on them; furs.
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Origin of peltry

  • Middle English from Old French peleterie from peletier furrier from pel skin from Latin pellis pel-3 in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Old French peleterie, the trade of a skinner or peltmonger.
    From Wiktionary