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Noun: sable  sey-bul
  1. An artist's brush made of sable hairs
    - sable brush, sable's hair pencil
     
  2. The expensive dark brown fur of the marten
     
  3. A very dark black
    - coal black, ebony, jet black, pitch black, soot black
     
  4. A scarf (or trimming) made of sable
     
  5. Marten of northern Asian forests having luxuriant dark brown fur
    - Martes zibellina
Adjective: sable  sey-bul
  1. Of a dark somewhat brownish black

Derived forms: sables

See also: achromatic, neutral

Type of: black, blackness, brush, fur, inkiness, marten, marten cat, pelt, scarf

Encyclopedia: Sable, Ontario