deplumate

adjective
de·​plu·​mate | \ (ˈ)dē¦plüˌmāt, -mə̇t \
variants: or deplumated \ -​ˌmātə̇d \

Definition of deplumate

: destitute of feathers

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History and Etymology for deplumate

deplumate from Medieval Latin deplumatus, past participle of deplumare; deplumated from Medieval Latin deplumatus + English -ed

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“Deplumate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/deplumate. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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