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furbearer

Syllabification: fur·bear·er
Pronunciation: /ˈfərˌberər
 
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Definition of furbearer in English:

noun

An animal whose fur is valued commercially.
Example sentences
  • Fortunately, good sense intervened and I eventually got an education, but my fascination with furbearers, trappers and the trapping lifestyle has never waned.
  • Many land companies began to lease sections of the marshes to individuals with exclusive rights to hunt, harvest alligators, and trap abundant muskrats and other furbearers.
  • He is talking about people in mid-20th century harvesting a substantial part of their sustenance and livelihood from fish, game and furbearers.

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