Plain white fur used for lining or trimming clothes: the doctor’s miniver-trimmed hat
More example sentences
- He had no light-weight mantle, only the green one trimmed with gold wire and lined with miniver.
- A fifteenth-century observer described artist's brushes made of miniver fur mounted in quill handles.
Middle English: from Old French menu vair 'little vair', from menu 'little' + vair 'squirrel fur' (see vair).
Definition of miniver in:
- The US English dictionary