plumed

adjective
\ ˈplümd How to pronounce plumed (audio) \

Definition of plumed

: provided with or adorned with or as if with a plume often used in combination a white-plumed egret

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The sleek, dark-plumed birds with striking red crowns fly on command, scoop up a pinch of raspberry from your hand (and use your palm as a napkin to wipe their beaks). Terry Demio, Cincinnati.com, "When playing with the zoo animals isn't really play," 30 May 2019 And while the blacklight obscured all but the collection's fluorescent plumed mini-dresses, geometric-print jackets, and sculptural plastic eyewear during the show's grand conclusion, up until that point, there was lots to take in above the neck. Lauren Valenti, Vogue, "Saint Laurent Puts on a Stunning Display of Cool, Gender-Neutral Hair in Paris," 26 Feb. 2019 Well, not so much the eyes themselves, but the eye region: the plump cheeks, the bold brow, and the plumed lashes offset by all that dewy, sculpted skin. Elissa Strauss, Glamour, "The Changing Face of Beauty In America," 8 Oct. 2018 The other piece de resistance was a completely plumed black feather minidress that looked like a ball of exploding quills. Roxanne Robinson, The Hollywood Reporter, "Alexandre Vauthier Shows "Super Parisian" Couture Collection," 3 July 2018 Thousands of well-plumed guests and enthusiastic royal fans streamed into Windsor on Saturday to capture their piece of the extravaganza that is the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle . chicagotribune.com, "Royal wedding guests pour into Windsor Castle ahead of nuptials watched 'round the world," 19 May 2018 Every June, the queen, knights and ladies parade in their grand velvet robes and plumed hats in the Garter Day procession held here. Joanna Pocock, latimes.com, "Watching the royal wedding on the telly? Here's what you need to know about St. George's Chapel and Windsor Castle," 13 May 2018 Plain chachalacas squabbled from unseen havens in the underbrush, and brightly plumed green jays scolded us from overhead. James F. Mccarty, cleveland.com, "Eco-tourists enjoy Rio Grande Valley as threat of a border wall threatens habitat," 15 Apr. 2018 And the terraced pyramid, a temple named Tepozteco, sits astonishingly high on the mythical birthplace of the plumed Aztec god Quetzalcoatl. Tyrone Beason, The Seattle Times, "A reporter feels the spirit of Martin Luther King Jr.’s promised land on a Mexican mountaintop," 31 Mar. 2018

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15th century, in the meaning defined above

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