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English

Etymology

[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] furfur ‘bran’.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /'fɜ:fə/

Noun

Singular
furfur

Plural
es

furfur (es)
  • (Confirmation of this inflected form is sought) furfures
  • (Confirmation of this inflected form is sought) furfres (this was the previously-given plural, probably a typo)
  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) a particle of dandruff
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) dandruff
    • 1964: ‘Aye,’ said WS, still in bed, scratching his baldness, examining the furfur in his fingernails. — Anthony Burgess, Nothing Like the Sun

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