pelage meaning

[ 'peilidʒ ] Pronunciation:   "pelage" in a sentence
Noun: pelage  pelij
  1. Growth of hair or wool or fur covering the body of an animal
    - coat

Derived forms: pelages

Type of: hair

Part of: mammal, mammalian

Encyclopedia: Pelage

n : the hairy covering of a mammal


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  1. it influences the export of livestock product, fishery product, pelage, makeup, service and chinese traditional medicine
  2. Adults have a brown pelage with pale fur on the belly.
  3. Significant numbers of duiker, sitatunga and horns and striped pelages.
  4. :: The pelage is a feature that need careful consideration.
  5. Their pelage is also more gray in colour with less defined spots.

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