underfur

noun
un·​der·​fur | \ ˈən-dər-ˌfər How to pronounce underfur (audio) \

Definition of underfur

: an undercoat of fur especially when thick and soft

Examples of underfur in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The visitor center and gift shop are in a historic Matanuska Colony barn where visitors can purchase garments woven from qiviut, the underfur that combed from the musk ox. Bob Hallinen, Anchorage Daily News, 4 May 2018

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First Known Use of underfur

1877, in the meaning defined above

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“Underfur.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/underfur. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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