[ neb-ris ]
/ ˈnɛb rɪs /
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.