variants or less commonly plumipede
: having feet covered with feathers
: having winged feet

Word History


Latin plumiped-, plumipes having feathered feet (read by some editors at Catullus 58a, 5 for the word which is now generally taken to be plumipeda), from plumi- (from pluma small soft feather) + ped-, pes foot

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“Plumiped.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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