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sable

noun [C or U] uk   us   /ˈseɪ.bl̩/

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

sable

adjective uk   us   /ˈseɪ.bl̩/ literary
having a very dark or black colour
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