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silver fox

Translation of silver fox in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 countable/numerable [Zoology/Zoología] zorro (masculine) plateado
    Example sentences
    • The old prison is now a museum, and the nearby wildlife park has rare Scottish wildcats as well as silver foxes, badgers, deer and wallabies.
    • The silver fox, a variant of the red fox, is a close relative of the dog.
    • With his grey silk suit to match his hair, Vincent suggests a silver fox (the predator image is underscored when a coyote, eyes flaring briefly, crosses in front of the taxi).
    1.2 uncountable/no numerable (fur) piel (feminine) de zorro plateado
    Example sentences
    • One technical innovation is Saga's fish scale technique which uses different fur types such as silver fox with mink to create a lightness of texture with pattern.
    • Dressed in an ever deeper purple, the king's robe was adorned with silver fox around the neckline.
    • She called up a mental picture of herself with a long, luxurious silver fox tail wrapped around her body.

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