from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A covering of fine hairs or scales.
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- n. plumage; feathers
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Plumage; feathers.
- n. A dense covering, especially a hairy one; called also indumentum.
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- n. a covering of fine hairs (or sometimes scales) as on a leaf or insect
Latin indūmentum, garment, from induere, to put a garment on; see endue.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Latin indumentum a covering. See indue, and compare induement. (Wiktionary)
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