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nebris

[neb-ris]
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  1. a fawn skin worn in Greek mythology by Dionysus and his followers.
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Origin of nebris

1770–80; < Latin < Greek nebrís fawn-skin; akin to nebrós fawn
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  • Nebris, neb′ris, n. a fawn-skin worn in imitation of Bacchus by his priests and votaries.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 3 of 4: N-R)

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