HyperDic: tuft

English > 2 senses of the word tuft:
NOUNgrouptuft, tussocka bunch of hair or feathers or growing grass
animaltufta bunch of feathers or hair
tuft > pronunciation
Soundstah'ft
Rhymesoverstuffed ... stuffed: 4 rhymes with ahft...
English > tuft: 2 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningA bunch of hair or feathers or growing grass.
Synonymtussock
Narrowercoma(botany) a usually terminal tuft of bracts (as in the pineapple) or tuft of hairs (especially on certain seeds)
wispA small tuft or lock
witches' broom, witch broom, hexenbesen, stagheadAn abnormal tufted growth of small branches on a tree or shrub caused by fungi or insects or other physiological disturbance
Broaderbunch, clump, cluster, clusteringA grouping of a number of similar things
Spanishmechón, tussok
English > tuft: 2 senses > noun 2, animal
MeaningA bunch of feathers or hair.
BroadercrestA showy growth of e.g. feathers or skin on the head of a bird or other animal
Spanishcopete, mechón

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