plumiped

adjective plu·mi·ped \ˈplüməˌped\
variants: less commonly

plumipede

\-ˌpēd\

Definition of plumiped

  1. 1 :  having feet covered with feathers

  2. 2 :  having winged feet

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Origin and Etymology of plumiped

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 — more at foot


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