pelage

Definitions of pelage
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n growth of hair or wool or fur covering the body of an animal

Synonyms:
coat
Types:
fur
dense coat of fine silky hairs on mammals (e.g., cat or seal or weasel)
fleece, wool
outer coat of especially sheep and yaks
undercoat, underfur
thick soft fur lying beneath the longer and coarser guard hair
Type of:
hair
a covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures (as on the human head); helps to prevent heat loss

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