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matte, mat, matt

A surface finish which is dull, with little or no gloss or sheen, and with low light reflectivity.
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Matted dogs can also be predisposed to hosting fly larvae.
If your dog is seriously matted, it is best to trim his hair down to the skin with clippers, or enlist a professional groomer's help.
Simple snapshots can become works of art if properly matted and framed - or ``unframed'' with artsy clip-frames that merely hold the glass over the matted photo.