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fur

fur

 
 
pronunciation:
fuhr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the soft thick hair that covers the bodies of certain animals such as the mink or fox.
 
similar words:
coat
definition 2: the skin of an animal that has such hair, used in the making of clothing or other items.
That jacket is made of rabbit fur.
similar words:
hide
definition 3: clothing made of fur.
People who live in cold climates often wear furs.
derivation: furless (adj.)
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Are you looking for the word fir (a kind of tree)? Fur and fir sound alike but have different meanings.
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