[ as-truh-kuhn, -kan ]

  1. (initial capital letter)Horticulture. a tart, usually red or yellow variety of apple.

Words Nearby astrachan Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use astrachan in a sentence

  • The doctor often wore an astrachan-trimmed overcoat, while both dress and hat were the same which Enid had worn three months ago!

    The Doctor of Pimlico | William Le Queux
  • Already a red astrachan tree invited us on every trip to the brook, and other old 259 trees were bearing fast reddening fruit.

    The Idyl of Twin Fires | Walter Prichard Eaton
  • Richer men wear a full-skirted coat of dark blue, with a cap of black astrachan.

    The Cradle of Mankind | W.A. Wigram
  • She got into her little blue jacket, with its neat collar and cuffs of astrachan.

    Mary Gray | Katharine Tynan
  • It is, by the way, from the wool of the unborn broad-tailed Sheep that the much-prized astrachan fur is made.

    Bible Animals; | J. G. Wood