Examples of plumage in a Sentence
The peacock has colorful plumage.
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The birds have white plumage, often with black barring, and yellow eyes.
Area songbirds are slowly but steadily molting into their breeding plumage.
Appearance-wise, the biggest inaccuracy in Jurassic Park‘s dinosaurs is the lack of feathers and colorful plumage, some knowledge about which has been gained in the years since the franchise debuted.
Standing out is hardly a matter of preening or flaunting plumage.
In contrast, the male sports his white plumage, with a brilliant chocolate brown head, until quite late in the spring.
Breeds with thicker plumage do better in cold climates, while those without a lot of extra insulation, such as Silkies, a fabulously ornamental breed with feathers that look more like fur, live comfortably in warmer climates.
Stately with a heavy build and robust plumage, grey-and-brown great bustards resemble large geese, but with longer legs and straighter necks.
Adults have white plumage, black wings, and webbed feet, along with tubular nostrils on either side of their hooked, pink bills.
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PLUMAGE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of plumage for English Language Learners
: the feathers that cover the body of a bird
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