from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Resembling a plume or feather.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In entomology, resembling a plume: said of a hair or bristle when it bears smaller hairs.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having an ornamental plume or feathery tuft
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