Definition of poil de chèvre in English:

poil de chèvre

Pronunciation /ˌpwaːl də ˈʃɛvrə/


(also poile de chèvre)
  • A fabric made from goat's hair and silk.


Early 17th century; earliest use found in Book Customs & Valuation. From French poil de chèvre (although this is first attested later: 1663 or earlier) from poil + de of + chèvre.