What does astrakhan mean?

Definitions for astrakhanˈæs trə kən, -ˌkæn

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word astrakhan.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. astrakhan(noun)

    the fur of young lambs

  2. Astrakhan(noun)

    a city in southwestern Russia on the delta of the Volga River


  1. astrakhan(Noun)

    Closely-curled black or grey fleece of very young karakul lambs from Astrakhan.

  2. astrakhan(Noun)

    Cloth resembling the above mentioned fur, often made from wool and mohair and used for trimmings.

  3. Astrakhan(ProperNoun)

    A city in Russia, located on the Volga River.

  4. Astrakhan(ProperNoun)

    astrakhan fleece

  5. Origin: Named from the Central-Asian city and oblast Astrakhan.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Astrakhan(adj)

    of or pertaining to Astrakhan in Russia or its products; made of an Astrakhan skin

  2. Astrakhan(noun)

    the skin of stillborn or young lambs of that region, the curled wool of which resembles fur


  1. Astrakhan

    Astrakhan is a major city in southern European Russia and the administrative center of Astrakhan Oblast. The city lies on the left bank of the Volga River, close to where it discharges into the Caspian Sea at an altitude of 28 meters below sea level. Population: 520,339; 504,501; 509,210.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Astrakhan

    as′tra-kan, n. name given to lamb-skins with a curled wool obtained from Astrakhan on the Caspian Sea: a rough fabric made in imitation of it.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of astrakhan in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of astrakhan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Olga Yaskina:

    In Astrakhan, people live badly, we sit there every morning and have done for years, but they still want us gone, probably to get a more profitable trader. They sell off everything to the highest bidder now. Times have changed.

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