as in fiber
a thin, flexible structure that resembles a hair discovered hairs on the plant's stem

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as in wool
the hairy covering of a mammal especially when fine, soft, and thick has no hair, but wears a wig a coat made of camel's hair

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“Hair.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Jun. 2023.

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