from The 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.
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- n. a covering of fine hairs (or sometimes scales) as on a leaf or insect
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