nebris

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From Latin nebris, from Ancient Greek νεβρίς ‎(nebrís), earlier νεβρός ‎(nebrós, fawn).

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nebris ‎(plural nebrises)

  1. (Greek mythology) The skin of a fawn, as worn by Dionysus, and as worn in his honor by his male followers and female followers (maenads) and other votaries in Ancient Greece. The nebris while originally a fawn skin has been shown as a panther or fox skin in different contexts.

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