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noun zib·e·line \ˈzi-bə-ˌlēn, -ˌlīn\

Definition of ZIBELINE

:  a soft lustrous wool fabric with mohair, alpaca, or camel's hair

Variants of ZIBELINE

zib·e·line or zib·el·line \ˈzi-bə-ˌlēn, -ˌlīn\

Origin of ZIBELINE

zibeline (cloth), from earlier zibeline, noun, sable, sable fur, from Middle French, from Old Italian zibellino, of Slavic origin; akin to Russian sobol' sable
First Known Use: 1873


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