plumate

adjective plu·mate \ ˈplüˌmāt , -mə̇t \

Definition of plumate

: having a main shaft that bears many small hairs or filamentous parts used of bodily hairs, antennae, or similar structures

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Origin and Etymology of plumate

New Latin plumatus, from Latin, covered with feathers, from pluma small soft feather + -atus -ate


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