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Persian lamb

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  1. the young lamb of the Karakul sheep.
  2. the lustrous, tightly curled fur of this animal, used to make coats and hats and as a trimming on various kinds of apparel and accessories.
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Origin of Persian lamb

First recorded in 1885–90
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Historical Examples

  • He was about a nickel's worth of near-man with Persian-lamb whiskers and the disposition of a pint of modified milk.

    At Good Old Siwash

    George Fitch

British Dictionary definitions for persian lamb

Persian lamb

  1. a black loosely curled fur obtained from the skin of the karakul lamb
  2. a karakul lamb
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