plumate


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plu·mate

 (plo͞o′māt′)
adj.
Resembling a plume or feather.

[Latin plūmātus, feathered, from plūma, feather.]

plumate

(ˈpluːmeɪt; -mɪt) or

plumose

adj
1. (Zoology) of, relating to, or possessing one or more feathers or plumes
2. (Biology) resembling a plume; covered with small hairs: a plumate seed.
[C19: from Latin plumātus covered with feathers; see plume]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.plumate - having an ornamental plume or feathery tuft
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
feathered - having or covered with feathers; "our feathered friends"