Definition of zibeline in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈzibəˌlīn/ Pronunciation: /-ˌlēn/ Pronunciation: /-lin/


1A thick soft fabric made of wool and other animal hair, such as mohair, with a flattened silky nap.
2The fur of the sable.


Relating to the sable.


French 'sable', from Italian zibellino, probably from a Slavic word; compare with sable1.

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Syllabification: zib·e·line

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