Meaning of SABLE in English


n. 1 a a small brown-furred flesh-eating mammal, Martes zibellina, of n. Europe and parts of n. Asia, related to the marten. b its skin or fur. 2 a fine paintbrush made of sable fur.

[ ME f. OF f. med.L sabelum f. Slav. ]

Concise Oxford English dictionary.      Краткий оксфордский словарь английского языка.