Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In botany, any hairy covering or pubescence which forms a coating.
- n. In ornithology, plumage; a bird's feathers, collectively considered.
- n. a covering of fine hairs (or sometimes scales) as on a leaf or insect
“This evergreen oak possesses leathery leaves with a dense, felt-like indumentum on the undersurface.”
“Nec mora, rex illam emancipauit, et insuper Dei famulo suum indumentum donauit.”
“The differentiating qualities relate to the shape and indumentum of the leaves.”
“Vos non seminatis neque metitis, et Deus vos pascit; et dedit vobis flumina et fontes ad potandum, montes et colles, saxa et ibices ad refugium, et arbores altes ad nidificandum; et quum nec filare nec texere sciatis, praebet tam vobis quam vestris filiis necessarium indumentum.”
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