Definition of underfur in English:


Line breaks: under|fur
Pronunciation: /ˈʌndəfəː


[mass noun]
  • An inner layer of short, fine fur or down underlying an animal’s outer fur, providing warmth and waterproofing.
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    • 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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