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synonyms for fur

  • coat
  • jacket
  • pelt
  • skin
  • wool
  • brush
  • down
  • fluff
  • fuzz
  • hide
  • lint
  • pelage
  • pile
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How to use fur in a sentence

Two days later, they found infectious virus in the cages as well as on the animals’ fur, ears and paws.
DUST CAN INFECT ANIMALS WITH FLU, RAISING CORONAVIRUS CONCERNSERIN GARCIA DE JESUSAUGUST 24, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
A transferable vaccine can be given to a bat, for example, as a paste on its fur.
CAN VACCINES FOR WILDLIFE PREVENT HUMAN PANDEMICS?RODRIGO PÉREZ ORTEGAAUGUST 24, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
The disappearance of otters, once trapped for their fur, allowed their food supplies — sea urchins, crabs and clams — to flourish.
BRINGING SEA OTTERS BACK TO THE PACIFIC COAST PAYS OFF, BUT NOT FOR EVERYONEJONATHAN LAMBERTJUNE 11, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Cats spread this protein across their fur when they lick themselves.
LET’S LEARN ABOUT DOMESTIC CATSSARAH ZIELINSKIMAY 19, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
If the area is thorny, then dogs with longer fur will be better protected.
CONSERVATION IS GOING TO THE DOGSALISON PEARCE STEVENSAPRIL 2, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
He can't talk much, though; 'tain't good fur him; his lungs is out er kilter.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
With horror she had heard her brother addressed by a disreputable costermonger in a mangy fur cap, as "Old pal."
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
But ef Jos keeps on, airnin' ez much ez he hez so fur, he's goin' ter pay the Injun part on 't, when he cums.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
They're up every mornin' uv thar lives long afore daylight, a feedin' their stock, an' gittin' ready fur the day's work.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Though she was warmly wrapped in a soft rug of silvery fur, a chill crept into her heart.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
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WORDS RELATED TO FUR

  • crust
  • ectoderm
  • epidermis
  • felt
  • fleece
  • fur
  • hide
  • husk
  • integument
  • leather
  • membrane
  • pelage
  • pellicle
  • pelt
  • peltry
  • protective covering
  • rind
  • scale
  • scarfskin
  • shell
  • skin
  • wool
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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