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What is "Faux Fur" - Definition & Explanation

A Pile Fabric Made To Simulate Animal Fur. May Be Woven Or Knit In A Variety Of Fibers Although Acrylic And Modacrylic Are Most Common.
Artificial fur made from synthetic material.
Plush fabric made of artificial fibers; also known as synthetic fur.
Faux Fur is a synthetic polyester material that is commonly found in various animal prints. Similar to faux suede, it has a knap to the material with a soft, lush feeling.

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