Chamois - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈʃæmi|  American pronunciation of the word chamois
Brit.  |ˈʃæmwɑː|  British pronunciation of the word chamois

noun

- a soft suede leather formerly from the skin of the chamois antelope but now from sheepskin (syn: chammy, shammy)
- hoofed mammal of mountains of Eurasia having upright horns with backward-hooked tips

Examples

A bucket of water and a chamois

Word forms

noun
singular: chamois
plural: chamois
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