Definition of poil de chèvre in English:

poil de chèvre

(also poile de chèvre)

noun

  • A fabric made from goat's hair and silk.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Book Customs & Valuation. From French poil de chèvre (although this is first attested later: 1663 or earlier) from poil + de of + chèvre.

Pronunciation

poil de chèvre

/ˌpwaːl də ˈʃɛvrə/