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.
Definition for camel hair (2 of 2)
[ kam-uh lz-hair ]
/ ˈkæm əlzˌhɛər /
made of camel's hair.
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British Dictionary definitions for camel hair (1 of 2)
the hair of the camel or dromedary, used in clothing, rugs, etc
- soft cloth made of or containing this hair or a substitute, usually tan in colour
- (as modifier)a camelhair coat
- the hair of the squirrel's tail, used for paintbrushes
- (as modifier)a camelhair brush
British Dictionary definitions for camel hair (2 of 2)
See camel hair
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