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plumage

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noun plum·age \ˈplü-mij\

Simple Definition of plumage

  • : the feathers that cover the body of a bird

Full Definition of plumage

  1. :  the feathers of a bird

plum·aged play \-mijd\ adjective

Examples of plumage

  1. The peacock has colorful plumage.



Origin of plumage

Middle English, from Middle French, from Old French, from plume feather — more at plume


First Known Use: 14th century


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