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noun bear·skin \ˈber-ˌskin\

Simple Definition of bearskin

  • : the skin and fur of a bear

  • : a tall, black fur hat worn in ceremonies by some British soldiers

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of bearskin

  1. :  an article made of the skin of a bear; especially :  a military hat made of the skin of a bear

14th Century

First Known Use of bearskin

14th century

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