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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German pellez, from Old High German pelliz, from Latin pellīcia. Cognate with Vilamovian pełc.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pɛlt͡s/
  • (file)

NounEdit

Pelz m (genitive Pelzes, plural Pelze)

  1. (uncountable) fur
  2. fur (animal's pelt)
  3. fur (coat or other clothing item made from fur)
    • 1931, Arthur Schnitzler, Flucht in die Finsternis, S. Fischer Verlag, page 158–159:
      Als in dem grünlichen Kachelofen nach einiger Zeit die Holzscheite zu glimmen und zu knistern begannen, setzte er sich, noch immer im Pelz, auf den schwarzen, ans Bett gerückten breitlehnigen Lederstuhl.
      When after some time the logs in the greenish tiled stove started glowing and crackling, he sat down, still in the fur, on the black leather chair, which was moved next to the bed.
  4. (rare, slang) furry (member of furry fandom)
  5. (heraldry) fur

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  • Pelz in Duden online