hair noun, often attrib \ˈha(ə)r, ˈhe(ə)r\
: a slender threadlike outgrowth of the epidermis of an animal; especially : one of the usually pigmented filaments that form the characteristic coat of a mammal
: the hairy covering of an animal or a body part; especially : the coating of hairs on a human head
—hair·like \-ˌlīk\ adjective
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