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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Thick soft fur lying beneath the longer and coarser guard hair.

Usage examples (12)
  • Collection of the underfur causes the death of the chiru.
  • The pelage is thick, with coarse guard hairs overlying the underfur.
  • The soft dense underfur (the commercially valuable pelt called "nutria") is about 2 cm long on the belly, and
  • Whinney's shaggy coat was heavy even in summer, though it would be much thicker in winter when the dense underfur grew in. for more
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