zib|el|line

zib|el|line
zib|el|ine or zib|el|line «ZIHB uh lyn, -lihn», noun, adjective.
–n.
1. sable (the fur).
2. a woolen fabric with a slightly furry surface, used for dresses and coats.
–adj.
of or having to do with sable or the sable.
[< Middle French zebeline or zibeline < Italian zibellino, ultimately < Slavic (compare Russian sobol' sable)]

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