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fur

fur

 
 
pronunciation:
fuhr
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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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: skin bearing such hair, when treated and used in the making of garments or the like.
similar words:
hide
definition 3: a garment made of fur.
definition 4: something that resembles fur.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: furred, furring, furs
definition: to line or trim with fur.
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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