Gray, curly fur made from the pelts of lambs of the Crimean region.

[German, from Krim, Crimea.]


(ˈkrɪmə) or


(Textiles) a tightly curled light grey fur obtained from the skins of lambs from the Crimean region
[C20: from German, from Krim Crimea]


or crim•mer

(ˈkrɪm ər)

a lambskin from Crimea, dressed as a fur, with wool in loose, soft curls, usu. whitish or pale gray.
[1825–35; < German, =Krim Crimea + -er -er1]
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