peltry


pelt·ry

noun \ˈpel-trē\
plural peltries

Definition of PELTRY

:  pelts, furs; especially :  raw undressed skins —often used in plural

Origin of PELTRY

Middle English, from Anglo-French pelterie, from peleter furrier, from pelette small skin, from pel skin, from Latin pellis — more at fell
First Known Use: 15th century

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