broadtail

noun
broad·​tail | \ ˈbrȯd-ˌtāl How to pronounce broadtail (audio) \

Definition of broadtail

2 : the pelt of a premature or newborn Karakul lamb having a flat and wavy appearance resembling moiré silk — compare karakul sense 2, persian lamb sense 1

First Known Use of broadtail

1892, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Broadtail.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/broadtail. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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