Definition of peltry in English:

peltry

noun

also peltries
  • Animal pelts collectively.

    • ‘The furs were also called ‘peltries’ or ‘pelts.’’
    • ‘The list of animals listed across the top of the ledger is representative of the types of peltry exchanged during this period.’

Origin

Late Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French pelterie, based on Old French pel ‘skin’, from Latin pellis.

Pronunciation

peltry

/ˈpeltrē/