plu

[ploo]

plew

or plu

[ploo]
noun Older Use in Western U.S. and (Canada ).
  1. 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

plu.

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plu

plue

noun
  1. variant spellings of plew

PLU

abbreviation for
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plew

plu or plue

noun
  1. (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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