Persian lamb

noun

Definition of Persian lamb

  1. 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. 2 :  the young of the karakul sheep that furnishes skins used in furriery

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1853

First Known Use of persian lamb

1853


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