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tuftnoun [C]

uk   us   /tʌft/
a ​number of ​shortpieces of ​hair, ​grass, etc. that ​growclosely together or are ​held together near the ​base: He had a few tufts ofhair on his ​chin, but you couldn't really ​call it a ​beard.
(Definition of tuft from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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tuftnoun [C]

 us   /tʌft/
a ​number of ​shortpieces of something, such as ​hair or ​grass, that ​growclose together or are ​held together at the ​base: He had only a few tufts of ​hair on his ​chin.
(Definition of tuft from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tuft”
in Korean 다발…
in Arabic خُصْلة…
in Malaysian jambak…
in French touffe…
in Russian пучок…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指毛髮、草等的)一束,一簇,一叢…
in Italian ciuffo, ciocca…
in Turkish tutam, demet…
in Polish kępka…
in Spanish mata, (pelo) mechón…
in Vietnamese búi, chòm…
in Portuguese mecha (de cabelo), tufo (de grama)…
in Thai ปอยผม…
in German das Büschel…
in Catalan floc, matoll…
in Japanese 茂み, (髪の)房…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指毛发、草等的)一束,一簇,一丛…
in Indonesian rumpun, berkas…
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