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  • n. A hornlike tuft of feathers on the head of some birds.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A hornlike tuft of feathers on the head of some birds.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In ornithology, a plumicorn; a tuft of feathers on the head of a bird, erectile or erected like a horn, as those upon the head of “horned” or “eared” owls.

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