plumy

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plum·y

 (plo͞o′mē)
adj. plum·i·er, plum·i·est
1. Consisting of or covered with feathers.
2. Resembling a feather or plume.

plumy

(ˈpluːmɪ)
adj, plumier or plumiest
1. plumelike; feathery
2. consisting of, covered with, or adorned with feathers

plum•y

(ˈplu mi)

adj. plum•i•er, plum•i•est.
1. having plumes or feathers.
2. adorned with a plume or plumes: a plumy helmet.
3. resembling a plume; feathery.
[1575–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.plumy - resembling a plume; "the dog's plumy tail"
feathered - having or covered with feathers; "our feathered friends"
2.plumy - having or covered with or abounding in plumes; "the plumed serpent"; "white-plumed egrets"
feathered - having or covered with feathers; "our feathered friends"
3.plumy - adorned with feathers or plumes
adorned, decorated - provided with something intended to increase its beauty or distinction
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A revision of the Mexican and Central American species of Vanilla plumier ex Miller with a characterization of their ITS region of the nuclear ribosomal DNA.
En esta investigacion se han priorizado las tecnicas cualitativas y se ha realizado un acercamiento biografico a las sujetas de estudio a traves de la narracion de sus trayectorias biograficas de vida (Filleule, 2001; Plumier, 2001; Thomson, 2007).
In 1703 Charles Plumier named the genus Rauwolfia in the honour of Rauwolf Leonhard (1535-1596), a German botanist for exploring the potential of the plant as drug.
Yet Royal Botanist to France Charles Plumier in Nova Plantarum Americanum Genera (1703), based on three botanizing expeditions to the Caribbean between 1693 and 1695, lists Petiveria and includes a drawing (Plumier 50, figure 39), so the plant must have been somewhat known as Petiveria in the early eighteenth century, if only 'discovered' by Plumier during those same expeditions.
El sociologo Ken Plumier advierte que "es moralmente sospechoso tratar temas relacionados al sexo y al erotismo", y este es un tema que aun podria provocar sonrisas suspicaces en algunos colegas, aunque para las miles de mujeres que ejercen el table dance en Mexico su practica transcurra en desafortunada mimesis con la modernidad.
According to a story entitled 'The Tree of Riches', the French botanist Charles Plumier decided that he would like to travel the world and get rich (Pellowski, 1990).
Algunos de sus viajes, entre ellos sus Memoires, fueron recopilados por el padre dominico Jean-Baptiste Labat8, botanico y explorador, que colaboro en la obra botanica de Charles Plumier en las Antillas, y cuyos libros poseia Cavanilles en su biblioteca.
19) Volvert M-L, Seyen S, Piette M, Evrard B, Gangolf M, Plumier J-C, Bettendorff L.