peltry

peltry

[pel-tree]
noun, plural peltries.
1.
fur skins; pelts collectively.
2.
a pelt.

Origin:
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)
 
n , pl -ries
the pelts of animals collectively
 
[C15: from Old French peleterie collection of pelts, from Latin pilus hair]

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