noun plural sables or sable
- 1 countable (animal)marta (feminine) cibelina or cebellinaExample sentences
- Tradition had it that the island was rich in game (reindeer, polar bears, sables, marten, fish, and certain monsters - perhaps walrus), and that it abounded in marble, crystals, and so on.
- Then patrol the shorelines to observe sables and the world's biggest brown bears, and to scout potential nature-reserve sites.
- He wrote, ‘The principal riches of Kamchatka consist in the great number of wild beasts: among them are foxes, sables, stone foxes, hares, marmots, ermines, weasels, wolves, reindeer, wild and tame, and stone rams.’
- 2 uncountable (fur)marta (feminine) cibelina or cebellina(before noun) (coat/fur)sable brush
de martapincel (masculine) de pelo de martaExample sentences
- Larsson should have been adorned in ermine and sable in Andalucia.
- Even at its zenith in the mid-20th century, mink had few rivals, with only sable and the pelts of big cats bestowing anywhere near the same prestige.
- He does not wear his silks and sables to accurately represent his status, nor does he dress sumptuously to insidiously advance himself.
- (in heraldry) sable (masculine)(before noun) (night/hair)
azabache invariable adjectiveExample sentences
- Colours are orchestrated in dark tones, such as sable, olive and black accented with flashes of ultramarine.
- They say he's tall and handsome, and that his hair is as black as sable.
- Shar-Pei come in just about every colour there is - black, red, red-fawn, fawn, black-pointed cream, sable and blue.
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