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1) underfur. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...The soft, fine undercoat of certain mammals, such as otters, beavers, and seals....

2) sealskin. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. The pelt or fur, especially the underfur, of a seal. 2. A garment made of sealskin....

3) stone marten. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. A Eurasian marten (Martes foina) having brown fur with lighter underfur and often inhabiting rocky inlets and crevices. 2. The fur of this animal....

4) fur seal. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Any of several eared seals of the genera Callorhinus or Arctocephalus, having thick, soft underfur that is valued commercially for use in making garments....

5) guard hair. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Any of the long coarse hairs forming a layer that covers and protects the soft underfur of certain mammals....

6) undergrowth. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...of short, fine hairs underlying the longer and thicker outer hairs of an animal's coat; underfur or underwool. 3. The condition of being less than fully grown....

7) fur. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...the skin itself and coarser protective hair above it. The underhair is frequently called the underfur or fur proper; the outer hairs are the guard hairs; the whole,...

8) beaver 1. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...dams and underwater lodges. b. The fur of this rodent. c. A top hat originally made of the underfur of this rodent. 2. A napped wool fabric, similar to felt, used...

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