plumose

adjective
plu·​mose | \ ˈplü-ˌmōs How to pronounce plumose (audio) \

Definition of plumose

1 : having feathers or plumes : feathered
2 : feathery plumose setae

First Known Use of plumose

1678, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of plumose was in 1678

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“Plumose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/plumose. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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plumose

adjective
plu·​mose | \ ˈplü-ˌmōs How to pronounce plumose (audio) \

Medical Definition of plumose

: resembling a feather

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