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underfur

Syllabification: un·der·fur
Pronunciation: /ˈəndərˌfər
 
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Definition of underfur in English:

noun

An inner layer of short, fine fur or down underlying an animal’s outer fur, providing warmth and waterproofing.
Example sentences
  • Beneath the overfur is short underfur of finer texture.
  • The fur is composed of short, soft underfur covered by shiny guard hair.
  • The pelage lacks underfur and is usually some shade of brown.

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