plumose

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English[edit]

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

Etymology[edit]

From Latin plūmōsus (feathered), from plūma (feather): compare French plumeux.

Adjective[edit]

plumose (comparative more plumose, superlative most plumose)

  1. Having feathers or plumes.
  2. Having hairs, or other parts, arranged along an axis like a feather; feathery; plumelike; as, a plumose leaf; plumose tentacles.

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

plūmōse

  1. vocative masculine singular of plūmōsus