What does the word chinchilla mean?

Usage examples for chinchilla

  1. Some one was brushing the stubborn, thickly caked snow from her long chinchilla coat. – The Hollow of Her Hand by George Barr McCutcheon
  2. There was no seat, except a thing that had once been red and once a sofa, but was now a skeleton, and looked so cold and bare that she instinctively took off her chinchilla fur cloak and covered it up. – The Twelfth Hour by Ada Leverson