fellmonger

noun
fell·​mon·​ger | \ ˈfel-ˌməŋ-gər How to pronounce fellmonger (audio) , -ˌmäŋ- \

Definition of fellmonger

British
: one who removes hair or wool from hides in preparation for leather making

Other Words from fellmonger

fellmongered \ ˈfel-​ˌməŋ-​gərd How to pronounce fellmongered (audio) , -​ˌmäŋ-​ \ adjective, British
fellmongering \ ˈfel-​ˌməŋ-​g(ə-​)riŋ How to pronounce fellmongering (audio) , -​ˌmäŋ-​ \ noun, British
fellmongery \ ˈfel-​ˌməŋ-​g(ə-​)rē How to pronounce fellmongery (audio) , -​ˌmäŋ-​ \ noun, British

First Known Use of fellmonger

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for fellmonger

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“Fellmonger.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fellmonger. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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