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Meaning of ASTRAKHAN

Pronunciation:  'astru`kan, 'astrukun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a city in southwestern Russia on the delta of the Volga River
  2. [n]  the fur of young lambs
 

ASTRAKHAN is a 9 letter word that starts with A.

 

 See Also: city, fur, metropolis, pelt, Russia, Russian Federation, urban center

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\As`tra*khan"\, a.
Of or pertaining to Astrakhan in Russia or its products; made
of an Astrakhan skin. -- n. The skin of stillborn or young
lambs of that region, the curled wool of which resembles fur.

 

 

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