plumose

adjective plu·mose \ ˈplü-ˌmōs \

Definition of plumose

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

First Known Use of plumose

1678


Medical Dictionary

plumose

adjective plu·mose \ ˈplü-ˌmōs \

medical Definition of plumose

: resembling a feather

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