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zibeline

noun zib·e·line \ˈzi-bə-ˌlēn, -ˌlīn\

Definition of zibeline

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



Variants of zibeline

or zib·el·line play \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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