Cape-sable



Cape, a cape on a small island at the SW tip of Nova Scotia, Canada: lighthouse.
Cape, a cape at the S tip of Florida.
noun (pl) -bles, -ble
a marten, Martes zibellina, of N Asian forests, with dark brown luxuriant fur related adjective zibeline

the highly valued fur of this animal
(as modifier): a sable coat

American sable, the brown, slightly less valuable fur of the American marten, Martes americana
the colour of sable fur: a dark brown to yellowish-brown colour
adjective
of the colour of sable fur
black; dark; gloomy
(usually postpositive) (heraldry) of the colour black
noun Cape Sable
a cape at the S tip of Florida: the southernmost point of continental US
the southernmost point of Nova Scotia, Canada
n.

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