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[mass noun] Sheepskin cut and dyed to resemble beaver fur or sealskin.
- ‘Though not recommended by furriers, Ive found you can easily care for a mouton fur yourself.’
- ‘My mom had a mouton fur coat that was put away in the attic.’
- ‘There are also some brilliant-looking mouton and coyote-leather/fur boots.’
- ‘I can make a parka, mouton mittens, and sew a fur ruff to finish it all off.’
1950s: from French, literally sheep.
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