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astrakhan

See also: Astrakhan

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EtymologyEdit

Named from the Central-Asian city and oblast Astrakhan.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

astrakhan (plural astrakhans)

  1. Closely-curled black or grey fleece of very young karakul lambs from Astrakhan.
  2. Cloth resembling the above mentioned fur, often made from wool and mohair and used for trimmings.

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