Type your word below and click
What-does.net is your comprehensive online definition dictionary. If you are not sure how to define Sable, our website can provide you with the appropriate definition. On this page, you can find what is Sable.

Sable meaning

sable - 9 dictionary results

  1. 1. marten of northern Asian forests having luxuriant dark brown fur
  2. 2. The fur of the sable.
  3. 3. To render sable or dark; to drape darkly or in black.
  4. 4. 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.
  5. 5. A mourning garment; a funeral robe; - generally in the plural.
  6. 6. The tincture black; - represented by vertical and horizontal lines crossing each other.
  7. 7. Of the color of the sable's fur; dark; black; - used chiefly in poetry.
  8. 8. Animal of the weasel kind, and its fine black fur.
  9. 9. Made of sable; dark; black.

sable - examples of usage

  1. The daughters were bar and the sons were vermilion sable. - "Sex-linked Inheritance in Drosophila", Thomas Hunt Morgan Calvin B. Bridges.
  2. We interpret this to mean that sable is far from yellow in the chromosome. - "Sex-linked Inheritance in Drosophila", Thomas Hunt Morgan Calvin B. Bridges.
  3. Mountains or table- lands, on the other hand, give us red or yellow skins, rather than sable. - "The Ethnology of the British Colonies and Dependencies", Robert Gordon Latham.
Filter by letter: