camelhair

camelhair
cam|el|hair [ `kæml,her ] or `camel's ,hair AMERICAN noun uncount
a thick soft light-brown cloth made from wool, used for making coats

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • camelhair — cam el*hair n. a soft tan cloth made with the hair of a camel. Syn: camel s hair. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • camelhair — noun a soft tan cloth made with the hair of a camel • Syn: ↑camel s hair • Hypernyms: ↑fabric, ↑cloth, ↑material, ↑textile * * * /kam euhl hair /, n. 1. See …   Useful english dictionary

  • camelhair — /kam euhl hair /, n. 1. See camel s hair. adj. 2. camel s hair. [1350 1400; ME camel har; see CAMEL, HAIR] * * * …   Universalium

  • camelhair — noun a) The soft hair of a camel. b) A substitute for this hair …   Wiktionary

  • camelhair — cam|el|hair [ˈkæməlheə US her] n [U] a thick yellowish brown cloth, usually used for making coats …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • camelhair — n. soft fine hair of the camel; soft light tan cloth made of hair of a camel …   English contemporary dictionary

  • camelhair — noun (U) a thick yellowish brown cloth usually used for making coats …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • camelhair — UK [ˈkæm(ə)lˌheə(r)] / US [ˈkæm(ə)lˌher] noun [uncountable] a thick soft light brown cloth made from wool, used for making coats …   English dictionary

  • camelhair — cam•el•hair [[t]ˈkæm əlˌhɛər[/t]] n. tex camel s hair • Etymology: 1350–1400 cam′el•hair , adj …   From formal English to slang

  • camelhair — /ˈkæməlhɛə/ (say kamuhlhair) noun 1. the hair of the camel, used for cloth, rugs, etc. 2. cloth made of this hair, or of a substitute, usually tan in colour. –adjective 3. made of camel s hair. 4. (of a painter s brush) made from the tail hairs… …  

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