tatar sable

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Kolinsky \Ko*lin"sky\, n. [Russ. kolinski of Kola, a district in
   northeasten Russia where the finest minks abound.]
   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.
   [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
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