My leg hair is bushy.
Our dog's fur falls off a lot.
Right now the most important thing to me is the hair on my head.
The kanji and the word are exactly the same. That means they share meanings as well.
Since this word is made up of a single kanji, it should use the kun'yomi reading. When learning the kanji, you didn't learn that reading, so here's a mnemonic to help you with this word:
Look down! You're wearing something covered in fur. It's a fur kevlar (け) vest! All kevlar is just really tightly woven fur. Didn't you know?