Examples of plumage in a Sentence
The peacock has colorful plumage.
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Archaeologists have always imagined dinosaurs with colorful plumage.
This kind of political plumage is especially useful as Sadr and his rivals jockey for position ahead of next year’s Iraqi elections.
On my last night in Hong Kong (and China) there was bird plumage all about at a nightspot called Ophelia, the brainchild of Ashley Sutton, described as the reigning impresario of Asia’s trendiest restaurants and bars.
Bird with striking plumage: Brandywine Rd., 13300 block, Brandywine, June 28.
They were hunted to the brink of extinction by the early 20th century for their plumage, a demand driven by the women’s hatmaking industry.
While the exact type of the eagle was unknown, Prince said the rescued bird appeared to resemble a juvenile bald eagle with its brown plumage.
Evidence of feathers was discovered on the fossils of earlier tyrannosaurs, leading scientists to believe that the king of the dinos may have boasted fluffy plumage.
In the wintry months before breeding begins, male ducks flaunt their plumage, putting on dramatic courtship displays in an effort to entrance a mate.
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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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