Sable



noun, plural sables, (especially collectively for 1, 2) sable.
1.
an Old World weasellike mammal, Mustela zibellina, of cold regions in Eurasia and the North Pacific islands, valued for its dark brown fur.
2.
a marten, especially Mustela americana.
3.
the fur of the sable.
4.
the color black, often being one of the heraldic colors.
5.
sables, mourning garments.
adjective
6.
of the heraldic color sable.
7.
made of the fur or hair of the sable.
8.
very dark; black.
noun
1.
Cape, a cape on a small island at the SW tip of Nova Scotia, Canada: lighthouse.
2.
Cape, a cape at the S tip of Florida.
noun (pl) -bles, -ble
1.
a marten, Martes zibellina, of N Asian forests, with dark brown luxuriant fur related adjective zibeline
2.

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

3.
American sable, the brown, slightly less valuable fur of the American marten, Martes americana
4.
the colour of sable fur: a dark brown to yellowish-brown colour
adjective
5.
of the colour of sable fur
6.
black; dark; gloomy
7.
(usually postpositive) (heraldry) of the colour black
noun Cape Sable
1.
a cape at the S tip of Florida: the southernmost point of continental US
2.
the southernmost point of Nova Scotia, Canada

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