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English definition of “sable”

sable

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈseɪ.bl̩/ us  

sable noun [C or U] (ANIMAL)

a small animal with thick, warm fur, or the fur of this animal used for making clothes and artists' brushesThe skin, hair and bone of non-human animals

sable noun [C or U] (COLOUR)

literary a very dark or black colourBlack, white and grey

sable

adjective uk   /ˈseɪ.bl̩/ literary us  
having a very dark or black colourBlack, white and grey
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