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astrakhan

noun [U] uk   us   /ˈæs.trə.kæn/
the skin of very young sheep from Astrakhan in southern Russia, or a cloth that looks like this skin. It is covered in tightly curled grey or black wool that looks like fur
Translations of “astrakhan”
in Chinese (Traditional) 阿斯特拉罕羔羊皮, 充阿斯特拉罕羔羊皮織物…
in Chinese (Simplified) 阿斯特拉罕羔羊皮, 充阿斯特拉罕羔羊皮织物…
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