kolinsky

noun
ko·​lin·​sky | \ kə-ˈlin(t)-skē How to pronounce kolinsky (audio) \
plural kolinskies

Definition of kolinsky

1 : any of several Asian weasels (especially Mustela siberica)
2 : the fur or pelt of a kolinsky

First Known Use of kolinsky

1851, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for kolinsky

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“Kolinsky.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kolinsky. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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