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Definition: Mustela Americana
Sable \Sa"ble\, n. [OF. sable, F. zibeline sable (in sense 4),
LL. sabellum; cf. D. sabel, Dan. sabel, zobel, Sw. sabel,
sobel, G. zobel; all fr. Russ. s['o]bole.]
1. (Zo["o]l.) A carnivorous animal of the Weasel family
(Mustela zibellina) native of the northern latitudes of
Europe, Asia, and America, -- noted for its fine, soft,
and valuable fur.
Note: The sable resembles the marten, but has a longer head
and ears. Its fur consists of a soft under wool, with a
dense coat of hair, overtopped by another still longer.
It varies greatly in color and quality according to the
locality and the season of the year. The darkest and
most valuable furs are taken in autumn and winter in
the colder parts of Siberia, Russia, and British North
Note: The American sable, or marten, was formerly considered
a distinct species (Mustela Americana), but it
differs very little from the Asiatic sable, and is now
considered only a geographical variety.
2. The fur of the sable.
3. A mourning garment; a funeral robe; -- generally in the
plural. “Sables wove by destiny.” --Young.
4. (Her.) The tincture black; -- represented by vertical and
horizontal lines crossing each other.