Menever puratus

Lit. *'miniver pured'. The white fur of the belly of the miniver from which the grey hair had been removed. -

Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases. .

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  • Menever grossus — Lit. * miniver whole . This was the whole fur of the belly of the miniver with the grey hair left in place. Cf. Menever puratus …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Miniver — Fur used as decoration or trim on ceremonial dress. The animal usually used was the red squirrel. Miniver was permitted, under 14c sumptuary regulations, to those not allowed ermine. [< menu = little + vair = fur] Cf. Menever puratus;… …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

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