fell·​mon·​ger ˈfel-ˌməŋ-gər How to pronounce fellmonger (audio)
: one who removes hair or wool from hides in preparation for leather making
fellmongered adjective British
fellmongering noun British
fellmongery noun British

Word History


fell entry 1

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of fellmonger was in the 14th century

Dictionary Entries Near fellmonger

Cite this Entry

“Fellmonger.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fellmonger. Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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