Persian lamb

noun

Definition of Persian lamb

1 : a pelt that is obtained from a newborn karakul lamb slightly older than those yielding broadtail and that is characterized by very silky tightly curled glossy fur
2 : the young of the karakul sheep that furnishes skins used in furriery

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First Known Use of persian lamb

1853

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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