Persian lamb

Persian lamb

Persian lamb ExamplesWord Origin noun

  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.

Origin of Persian lamb First recorded in 1885–90 Examples from the Web for persian lamb Historical Examples of persian lamb

  • 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 noun

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

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