vederdos

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From veder (feather) +‎ dos (pelt; dress, adornment).

Noun[edit]

vederdos m (plural vederdossen, diminutive vederdosje n)

  1. A creature's plumage, notably seen as an adornment
    De extravagante vederdossen van paradijsvogels overtreffen alle haute couture.
    The extravagant plumages of birds of paradise outdo all couture.

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