Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In ornithology, a plume or feather of pen-naeeous structure; a contour-feather, as distinguished from a down-feather; a quill-feather or penna: opposed to plumule.
  • noun A name in the West Indies of a fish, Calamus calamus.

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  • noun (Zoöl.) A feather.

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  • noun zoology A feather.

Etymologies

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Latin

Examples

  • An exhibition of arte plumaria by Marta Lopez Luna, Mi collar, mi pequena pluma, will be inaugurated June 1 at 6 p.m. at the Centro Cultural Universitario in Morelia and continuing for three weeks.

    Arte Plumaria - Morelia

  • Lucas Rozenmacher es sociólogo y escritor, entre sus obras se encuentran Diaria (teatro), Cristales (cuentos) y El cuadrado en la pluma (poesía).

    veruscio Diary Entry

  • Se deben a su pluma 153 títulos de muy diversos géneros, salvo el teatro: poesía, ensayo, novela, viajes, historia y biografía.

    Hilaire Belloc

  • Volvemos a la pluma, a la suavidad del papel con diligencia.

    veruscio Diary Entry

  • Contemplationis pluma nos sublevat, atque inde erigimur intentione cordis, dulcedine contemplationis distinct.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Suspirat in convivio, bibat licet gemmis et toro molliore marcidum corpus condiderit, vigilat in pluma.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Ingenio poteram superas volitare per arces: Ut me pluma levat, sic grave mergit onus.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Salones grandes — camas de luxo — colchones de pluma (grand saloons — luxurious sleeping rooms — beds of down).

    The Alhambra

  • Salones grandes — camas de luxo — colchones de pluma (grand saloons — luxurious sleeping rooms — beds of down).

    The Alhambra

  • Alguien hizo un error de pluma: Somebody made a slip of the pen.

    Pitman's Commercial Spanish Grammar (2nd ed.)

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