Definition of sable:

part of speech: noun

An animal of the weasel kind found in N. Europe and N. Asia, valuable for its glossy black fur: its fur.

part of speech: adjective

Made of sable; dark; black.

part of speech: adjective

Of the color of the sable's fur: black: dark: made of the fur of the sable.

part of speech: adjective

Dark- colored; black.

part of speech: noun

A kind of weasel valued for its handsome, dark, glossy fur; the fur of this animal; in heraldry or coats of arms, black.

part of speech: noun

Animal of the weasel kind, and its fine black fur.

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