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furbearer

[fur-bair-er] /ˈfɜrˌbɛər ər/
noun
1.
any furry animal, especially one whose fur is of commercial value.
Also, fur-bearer.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; fur + bearer
Related forms
furbearing, adjective
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  • If a furbearer is trapped on land and is already dry, simply brush or comb the pelt to remove any burrs or dirt.
  • Small game and furbearer hunting and trapping on public areas.

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