krimmer

noun
krim·​mer
variants: or less commonly crimmer \ ˈkrimə(r) \
plural -s

Definition of krimmer

1 : a gray fur resembling astrakhan or Persian lamb that is made from the pelts of young lambs of the Crimean peninsula region — compare broadtail, karakul
2 : a pile fabric resembling krimmer fur

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History and Etymology for krimmer

German krimmer, from Krim Crimea, peninsula in the southern part of European Russia, U.S.S.R.

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“Krimmer.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crimmers. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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