fur


fur

noun

Definition of FUR

1
the hairy covering of a mammal especially when fine, soft, and thick <the chinchilla is known for its exceptionally soft fur>
Related Words undercoat, underfur; hide, leather, pelt, skin
2
a soft airy substance or covering <picked at the fur on the chenille pillows>
Synonyms down, floss, fluff, fur, lint, nap, pile
Related Words batting
3
the outer covering of an animal removed for its commercial value <furriers willing to pay good money for a lynx fur>
Synonyms fur, leather, pelt, skin

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