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American sable

Definition of the noun american sable

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noun

  1. valued for its fur

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Google previewThe Language of Fashion Dictionary and Digest of Fabric, Sewing and Dress (2013)

by Mary Brooks Picken

Types include BAUM MARTEN, also called American sable, and STONE MARTEN. Mendoza Beaverdyed Cony (mĕndō′zә; men doe za).

Google previewA Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology (1891)

by Richard Soule

Pine marten, American sable (Miuteta aoietum). SaUe, a. Dark, dusky, sombre, ebony, ...

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood

American sable breed of fur rabbit that is dark ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of Knowledge. [With] Supp (1816)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

Mustela Zibellina Americana, th; American Sable, is of a light tawny colour, with whitish head and ears, is ao inches long; the tail 5 inches, but at the end of the hairs 8; the sett ut very large and brown, with 5 white claws on «: It inhabits N.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1895)

American sable, the American marten, Mustela americana. See marten 1. – Red or Tatar sable, the chorok or Siberian mink, Putorius sibiricus; also, the fur or pelt of this animal. See kolinsky.—Siberian or Russian sable. See def. 1. II. a. 1.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of Knowledge (1806)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

M'jstkla ZibellImA AmfricAnA, the American Sable, is of a liyht tawny colour, with whitish head and cars ; is 20 inches ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1914)

by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

American sable, the American marten. Mustela ameri- cana. See morteni.— Red orTatar sable, the chorok or Siberian mink, Putvrius sibiricus ; also, the fur or pelt of this animal. See kolinsky.— Siberian or Russian sable. See def. 1. II, a. 1.

Google previewCentury Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1906)

Including Atlas of the World and Cyclopedia of Names

American sable, the American marten, Mostela americana. See marten 1.- Red or Tatar sable, the chorok or Siberian mink, Putorius sibiricus; also, the fur or pelt of th: ol See kolinsky.—Siberian or Russian Sable. See def. 1. II. a. 1. Made of ...

Google previewThe New International Encyclopaedia (1905)

and hence is frequently called the American sable or pine marten: technically it is Mustela ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary (1914)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language

A - Sable or Pi - erly United States and the whole of British America, and (Mustela amerse is commonly called the American sable. The Siberian or true sable is M. zibellina, of blackish color and with an extremely rich and valuable fur.

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