camel hair


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camel hair

or camel's hair
n
1. (Textiles) the hair of the camel or dromedary, used in clothing, rugs, etc
2. (Textiles)
a. soft cloth made of or containing this hair or a substitute, usually tan in colour
b. (as modifier): a camelhair coat.
3. (Art Terms)
a. the hair of the squirrel's tail, used for paintbrushes
b. (as modifier): a camelhair brush.
Translations

camel hair

, (US) camel’s hair
nKamelhaar nt
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