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furred

adjective uk   /fɜːd/ us    /fɝːd/
A furred tongue is covered in a substance because of illness, smoking, etc.: He had the furred tongue of a sick man. Furred arteries (= tubes carry blood from your heart) that are slightly blocked: furred arteries from eating too many fatty foods
Translations of “furred”
in Chinese (Traditional) 舌苔, (從心臟輸出血液的動脈)阻塞的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 舌苔, (从心脏输出血液的)动脉血管阻塞的…
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