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miniver

noun min·i·ver \ˈmi-nə-vər\

Definition of MINIVER

:  a white fur worn originally by medieval nobles and used chiefly for robes of state

Origin of MINIVER

Middle English meniver, from Anglo-French menever, from menu small + ver, vair vair
First Known Use: 13th century

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