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camel hair

noun

Definition of camel hair

  1. 1 :  the hair of the camel or a substitute for it (as hair from squirrels' tails)

  2. 2 :  cloth made of camel hair or a mixture of camel hair and wool usually light tan and of soft silky texture



14th Century

First Known Use of camel hair

14th century

Variants of camel hair

also camel's hair

Rhymes with camel hair


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