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peltry

[pel-tree] /ˈpɛl tri/
noun, plural peltries.
1.
fur skins; pelts collectively.
2.
a pelt.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English < Anglo-French pelterie, Old French peleterie furrier's wares, equivalent to peleter furrier (derivative of Latin pellis skin; see -er2) + -ie -y3
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peltry

/ˈpɛltrɪ/
noun (pl) -ries
1.
the pelts of animals collectively
Word Origin
C15: from Old French peleterie collection of pelts, from Latin pilus hair
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