pinfeather

noun
pin·​feath·​er | \ ˈpin-ˌfe-t͟hər How to pronounce pinfeather (audio) \

Definition of pinfeather

: a feather not fully developed especially : a feather just emerging through the skin

First Known Use of pinfeather

circa 1680, in the meaning defined above

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pinfeather

noun
pin·​feath·​er | \ ˈpin-ˌfe-t͟hər How to pronounce pinfeather (audio) \

Kids Definition of pinfeather

: a new feather just breaking through the skin of a bird

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