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Meaning of “ermine” in the English Dictionary

"ermine" in British English

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erminenoun [U]

uk   /ˈɜː.mɪn/  us   /ˈɝː-/
expensivewhitefur with ​blackspots that is the ​winterfur of the ​stoat (= a ​smallmammal) and is used to ​decorateformalclothesworn by ​kings, ​queens, ​judges, etc.
(Definition of ermine from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “ermine”
in Chinese (Simplified) (用于君主、法官等服饰中的)白鼬毛皮…
in Chinese (Traditional) (用於君主、法官等服飾中的)白鼬毛皮…
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