camel's hair


noun

the hair of the camel, used especially for cloth, painters' brushes, and Oriental rugs.
a soft cloth made of this hair, or of a substitute, usually yellowish tan to yellowish brown in color.

Nearby words

  1. camel cricket,
  2. camel grass,
  3. camel hair,
  4. camel spin,
  5. camel toe,
  6. camel's-hair,
  7. camelback,
  8. cameleer,
  9. cameleon,
  10. camelhair

Also camelhair.

camel's-hair

[kam-uh lz-hair]

adjective

made of camel's hair.
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British Dictionary definitions for camel hair

camel hair

camel's hair

noun

the hair of the camel or dromedary, used in clothing, rugs, etc
  1. soft cloth made of or containing this hair or a substitute, usually tan in colour
  2. (as modifier)a camelhair coat
  1. the hair of the squirrel's tail, used for paintbrushes
  2. (as modifier)a camelhair brush

camel's hair

noun

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