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


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


(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.
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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designated by Proctor (1985): Plumier, Traite Foug.
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).
Such a chaotic conglomeration of elements from Aechmea, Neoregelia and Nidularium could only be compared to Baker's (1889) concept of Karatas Plumier.
The instrumented pipes performed perfectly after 96 million gross tons of heavy axle loading, with measured strains and deflections well below the material limits," stated Michael Plumier, director of engineering for PPI's Corrugated Plastic Pipe Division.
These include the work of Plumier (1693, 1703, 1755-1760) in the French colonies, and the work of Plukenet (1691), and Sloane (1696, 1707-1725) in the British colonies.
Teammates Doreena Campbell and Plumier each scored 12.
42) To give fair perspective the smaller 250-ton El Plumier, a Spanish prize captured in July 1799 and condemned as such at Sydney in December that year, carried a cargo of over 24,600 gallons of wine and spirits plus 9591 lbs of tallow and other articles.
Lynn Siddall, trainer of Plumier ``I think it was too sharp for him last time over two and a half miles at Wetherby.
Fuchsias were named in 1703 by a French Monk, PAre Charles Plumier, who found what we know today as Fuchsia triphylla growing in the mountains of the Dominican Republic of South America.
She jumped really well at Exeter, beating Plumier by four lengths with McCoy easing her up.
McCoy brought her home four lengths to the good over Plumier after easing his mount on the run-in.