Definition of "zibeline" []

  • A thick lustrous soft fabric of wool and other animal hair, such as mohair, having a silky nap. (noun)
  • The sable or its fur. (noun)
  • A sable or the fur of this animal (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A thick cloth made of wool or other animal hair, having a long nap and a dull sheen (noun)
  • Of, relating to, or resembling a sable (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "zibeline" in a sentence
  • "The zibeline is a little animal which is becoming more and more rare."
  • "She had gotten undressed and was wearing the pale blue zibeline silk evening dress."
  • "Among the perpetrators of this crime of fashion was Babe Paley, for whom Halston contrived a white zibeline mask embellished with a false ruby."