noun[mass noun] (also peltries)
- Animal pelts collectively.More example sentences
- The furs were also called ‘peltries’ or ‘pelts.’
- The list of animals listed across the top of the ledger is representative of the types of peltry exchanged during this period.
late Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French pelterie, based on Old French pel 'skin', from Latin pellis.
More definitions of peltryDefinition of peltry in:
- The US English dictionary