plural -s
: one of the tufts of lengthened feathers on the head of various owls
the earlike plumicorns of a great horned owl

Word History


plumi- (from Latin pluma small soft feather) + -corn (from Latin cornu horn)

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“Plumicorn.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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