Definition of Kolinsky

1. n. Among furriers, any of several Asiatic minks; esp., Putorius sibiricus, the yellowish brown pelt of which is valued, esp. for the tail, used for making artists' brushes. Trade names for the fur are red sable and Tatar sable.



Definition of Kolinsky

1. Noun. The Siberian weasel, ''Mustela sibirica'' ¹

2. Noun. The fur of the Siberian weasel ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Kolinsky

1. an Asian mink [n -SKIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kolinsky

kolbasi
kolbasis
kolbeckite
kolbeckites
kolea
koleas
kolfanite
kolhoz
kolhozes
kolhozy
kolicite
kolinski
kolinskies
kolinsky (current term)
koliva
kolk
kolkhos
kolkhoses
kolkhosy
kolkhoz
kolkhozes
kolkhoznik
kolkhozniki
kolkhozniks
kolkhozy
kolkoz
kolkozes
kolkozy

Literary usage of Kolinsky

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1. Fur-bearing Animals in Nature and in Commerce by Henry Poland (1892)
"The kolinsky, sometimes called the Red Sable, appears not to be mentioned in any work on ... The kolinsky is rather a small animal, about 18 inches long, ..."

2. Fur Facts by Albert M. Ahern (1922)
"kolinsky The kolinsky, or Siberian mink, is found in the district east ... All kolinsky are dyed before they are made up into garments for the retail trade. ..."

3. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington by Entomological Society of Washington (1904)
"—Mr. kolinsky exhibited an abnormal specimen of Culex pipiens. It was received with a collection of ... —Mr. kolinsky reported the receipt from Prof. ..."

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