One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A silky, tightly curled fur made from or resembling the fleece of a young karakul, used to make clothing.
- ‘Specially imported mohair cloths were attractively trimmed with black Persian lamb and real beaver lamb.’
- ‘There were six different furs to choose from including brown and grey Persian lamb, and beaver.’
- ‘The eveningwear was less convincing than usual, with the exception of a black Persian lamb coat.’
- ‘It was winter and Harry had on the usual raincoat, his beloved Persian lamb hat, and a green book bag.’
Persian lamb/ˈpərZHən lam/
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