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Definition of "broadtail" []

  • See karakul. (noun)
  • The black pelt of a prematurely born karakul sheep, having a flat surface with wavy markings. (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.

Use "broadtail" in a sentence
  • "A fur called broadtail, for example, is the skin of fetal or newborn karakul lambs who have been beaten to death."
  • "A broadtail lace evening coat was paired with a Venetian blue blouse and metal plisse skirt."
  • "Will people buy Peter Som's broadtail coat from premature or newborn Karakul lambs -- think about that -- with its never-say-excess iridescent fox color?"