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Definition of Sable


  1. A carnivorous animal of the Weasel family (Mustela zibellina) native of the northern latitudes of Europe, Asia, and America, -- noted for its fine, soft, and valuable fur.
  2. The fur of the sable.
  3. A mourning garment; a funeral robe; -- generally in the plural.
  4. The tincture black; -- represented by vertical and horizontal lines crossing each other.
  5. Of the color of the sable's fur; dark; black; -- used chiefly in poetry.
  6. To render sable or dark; to drape darkly or in black.

Sable Translations

sable in German is Zobel
sable in Italian is zibellino
sable in Swedish is sobel