transitive verb
de·​plume | \ (ˈ)dē+\

Definition of deplume

1 : to pluck off the feathers of : deprive of plumage
2 : to strip of possessions, honors, or attributes

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History and Etymology for deplume

Middle English deplumen, from Middle French deplumer, from Medieval Latin deplumare, from Latin, from de- + pluma feather

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