plumose

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plu·mose

 (plo͞o′mōs′)
adj.
1. Having feathers or featherlike growths; feathered.
2. Resembling a plume; feathery.

[Latin plūmōsus, from plūma, feather.]

plu′mose′ly adv.
plu·mos′i·ty (-mŏs′ĭ-tē) n.

plumose

(ˈpluːməʊs; -məʊz)
adj
(Zoology) another word for plumate
[C17: from Latin plūmōsus feathery]
ˈplumosely adv
plumosity n

plu•mose

(ˈplu moʊs)

adj.
1. having feathers or plumes; feathered.
2. like a feather or plume.
[1720–30; < Latin plūmōsus. See plume, -ose1]
plu′mose•ly, adv.
plu•mos•i•ty (pluˈmɒs ɪ ti) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.plumose - 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"