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vair (s) (noun) (apparently there is no plural)
1. A typically bluish-gray fur that is obtained from a variety of squirrels used in the 13t and 14th centuries as a lining or trimming for garments.
2. Fur that was used in heraldry to represented interlockig rows of shield-shaped or bell-shaped figures that are alternately blue and white; as, a tincture.
3. Etymology: from Middle English via Old French; from Latin varius, "changing, diverse".
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