indumentum

noun
in·​du·​men·​tum
plural indumenta\ -​tə \ or indumentums

Definition of indumentum

1 : the entire feathery covering of a bird
2 : a dense woolly pubescence (as on a leaf or an insect)

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“Indumentum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/indumentum. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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