plume·​let ˈplüm-lət How to pronounce plumelet (audio)
: a small tuft or plume

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1847, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of plumelet was circa 1847

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Cite this Entry

“Plumelet.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2023.

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