Definition of furred
1 : lined, trimmed, or faced with fur
2 : coated as if with fur; specifically : having a coating consisting chiefly of mucus and dead epithelial cells a furred tongue
3 : bearing or wearing fur
4 : provided with furring furred wall
Examples of furred in a Sentence
a girl who loves all furred animals, from hamsters to bears
Recent Examples of furred from the Web
Trappers in North Dakota for years have pressed state wildlife officials to allow otter trapping as the animals have moved into the eastern part of the state from Minnesota, where the member of the furred weasel family is more established.
Typhlomys, also known as the soft-furred tree mouse or Chinese pygmy dormouse, is around three inches long and sports a white-tufted tail longer than its body.
The most famous melanistic cat is the black panther, an umbrella term that encompasses dark-furred leopards in Asia and Africa and inky jaguars in South America.
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Origin and Etymology of furred
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
Medical Definition of furred
: having a coating consisting chiefly of mucus and dead epithelial cells a furred tongue
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