Meaning of “sable” in the English Dictionary

"sable" in British English

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sablenoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈseɪ.bəl/ us /ˈseɪ.bəl/

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' brushes

sable noun [ C or U ] (COLOUR)

literary a very dark or black colour

sableadjective

uk /ˈseɪ.bəl/ us /ˈseɪ.bəl/ literary

having a very dark or black colour

(Definition of “sable” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sable" in American English

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sablenoun [ C ]

us /ˈseɪ·bəl/ plural sables or sable

a small animal from cold regions that has very soft, dark brown fur, or the fur of this animal used esp. to make expensive coats

(Definition of “sable” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)