miniver

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A light gray or white fur used to trim the robes of judges or state executives, also used in medieval times

Than there com furth a lykly knyght, and well apparaylede in scarlet furred with menyvere.

It is uncertain whether it was the fur of one animal only or of different animals
A fur esteemed in the Middle Ages as a part of costume
{i} white fur (usually ermine) used for lining or trimming garments such as ceremonial robes
trimming on ceremonial robes consisting of white or light gray fur
miniver

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    min·i·ver

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    Etymologie

    () from Old French menu vair (“squirrel, squirrel fur”), from menu (“small”) + vair (“a type of fur”)

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