plu

[ ploo ]
/ plu /

noun

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plew

or plu

[ ploo ]
/ plu /

noun Older Use in Western U.S. and (Canada ).

a beaver skin, especially one of prime quality.

Origin of plew

1790–1800; < Canadian French pelu; French: noun use of pelu haired, hairy (now obsolete or dial.); see poilu

Definition for plu (3 of 3)

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plue

/ (pluː) /

noun

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plew

plu or plue

/ (pluː) /

noun

(formerly in Canada) a beaver skin used as a standard unit of value in the fur trade

Word Origin for plew

from Canadian French pelu (adj) hairy, from French poilu, from poil hair, from Latin pilus
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