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ermine

noun [U] uk   /ˈɜː.mɪn/  us   /ˈɝː-/
expensive white fur with black spots that is the winter fur of the stoat (= a small mammal) and is used to decorate formal clothes worn by kings, queens, judges, etc.
Translations of “ermine”
in Chinese (Traditional) (用於君主、法官等服飾中的)白鼬毛皮…
in Chinese (Simplified) (用于君主、法官等服饰中的)白鼬毛皮…
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