camelhair

[ kam-uhl-hair ]
/ ˈkæm əlˌhɛər /

noun

adjective

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Origin of camelhair

1350–1400; Middle English camel har;see camel, hair
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British Dictionary definitions for camelhair

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
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