American sable

noun

: a pine marten (Martes americana) or its fur compare siberian sable

Word History

First Known Use

1771, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of American sable was in 1771

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“American sable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/American%20sable. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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