Minever \Min"e*ver\, n. Same as {Miniver}. [1913 Webster]

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  • minever — var. of MINIVER. * * * variant of miniver * * * /min euh veuhr/, n. miniver. * * * minever variant of miniver …   Useful english dictionary

  • minever — /min euh veuhr/, n. miniver. * * * …   Universalium

  • minever — min·e·ver || mɪnɪvÉ™(r) n. white fur (usually ermine) used for lining or trimming garments such as ceremonial robes …   English contemporary dictionary

  • minever — n. [Written also Meniver, Miniver, and Minifer.] Ermine, white stoat …   New dictionary of synonyms

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  • miniver — /min euh veuhr/, n. 1. (in the Middle Ages) a fur of white or spotted white and gray used for linings and trimmings. Cf. vair (def. 1). 2. any white fur, particularly that of the ermine, used esp. on robes of state. Also, minever. [1250 1300; ME… …   Universalium

  • miniver — n. (also minever) plain white fur used in ceremonial costume. Etymology: ME f. AF menuver, OF menu vair (as MENU, VAIR) …   Useful english dictionary

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