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  • adj. Having feet covered with feathers.
  • n. A plumiped bird.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having feet covered with feathers.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having feathered feet.
  • A plumiped bird.

Etymologies

From Latin plumipes, -edis; pluma "feather" + pes. (Wiktionary)

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  • Pheasants are common in Maralbashi, the beautiful plumiped sand-grouse appear in great numbers on the steppes, the rock ptarmigan frequents the edge of the mountains, where large grouse are also to be found fairly often.
    --Albert von Le Coq, 1928, Buried Treasures of Chinese Turkestan: An Account of the Activities and Adventures of the Second and Third German Turfan Expeditions, p. 38

    October 4, 2008