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Definitions of hair:

part of speech: noun

One of the small filaments growing out of the skin of any animal; the mass of such threadlike growth; minute fibers on the surface of plants.

part of speech: noun

Fibres or threads of different degrees of fineness which cover the bodies of many animals; anything very small and fine having length; a hair, a single hair; a fine slender thread or filament; the hair, the whole collection or body of threads or filaments growing upon an animal, or upon any distinct part.

part of speech: adjective


part of speech: noun

A filament growing from the skin of an animal: the whole mass of hairs which forms a covering for the head or the whole body: ( bot.) minute hair- like processes on the cuticle of plants: anything very small and fine.

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