From Middle High German vēch (“spotted, mottled fur”), from the adjective vēch, vēhe, vē (“multicoloured”, whence obsolete German fech, feh), from Old High German fēh, from Proto-West Germanic *faih, from Proto-Germanic *faihaz. Cognate with Scots faw.
- (clothing) squirrel fur; vair
- (clothing, zoology) a squirrel from which such fur can be produced, especially the Siberian subspecies of the red squirrel
- (zoology, obsolete) ermine
- (heraldry) vair
- Feh in Duden online