krimmer

krimmer

[krim-er]
noun
a lambskin from the Crimean region, dressed as a fur, with wool in loose soft curls, usually whitish or pale gray.
Also, crimmer.


Origin:
1825–35; < German, equivalent to Krim Crimea + -er -er1

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krimmer or crimmer (ˈkrɪmə)
 
n
a tightly curled light grey fur obtained from the skins of lambs from the Crimean region
 
[C20: from German, from KrimCrimea]
 
crimmer or crimmer
 
n
 
[C20: from German, from KrimCrimea]

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