Definition of vair
: the bluish-gray and white fur of a squirrel prized for ornamental use in medieval times
Origin of vair
Middle English veir, from Anglo-French vair, from vair, adjective, mottled, variegated, from Latin varius variegated, various
First Known Use: 13th century
Rhymes with vair
air, Ayr, bare, bear, Blair, blare, care, chair, chare, dare, Dare, e'er, ere, err, eyre, fair, fare, flair, flare, glair, glare, hair, hare, Herr, heir, lair, mare, ne'er, pair, pare, pear, prayer, rare, rear, scare, share, snare, spare, square, stair, stare, swear, tare, tear, their, there, ware, wear, weir, where, yare
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