underfur

[ uhn-der-fur ]

noun
  1. the fine, soft, thick, hairy coat under the longer and coarser outer hair in certain animals, as seals, otters, and beavers.

Origin of underfur

1
First recorded in 1875–80; under- + fur

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British Dictionary definitions for underfur

underfur

/ (ˈʌndəˌfɜː) /


noun
  1. the layer of dense soft fur occurring beneath the outer coarser fur in certain mammals, such as the otter and seal: Also called: undercoat

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