vair

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vair

noun \ˈver\

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

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