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  • noun Plural form of plumage.

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Examples

  • Their plumages are relatively plain: a palette of black, white, grays, and browns, often with a dark back and lighter belly.

    Alcids in marine ecosystems

  • Most of the ring-billed gulls were in various stages of molt or of immature plumages but a trio of them who landed basically at my feet had the most perfect pristine plumage say that three times fast I have ever seen.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • Most of the ring-billed gulls were in various stages of molt or of immature plumages but a trio of them who landed basically at my feet had the most perfect pristine plumage say that three times fast I have ever seen.

    foggy fishing

  • Physiological and morphological traits in warm-blooded vertebrates (mammals and birds) include thick fur and feather plumages, short extremities, extensive fat storage before winter, and metabolic seasonal adjustments, while cold-blooded invertebrates have developed strategies of cold hardiness, high body growth rates, and pigmented and hairy bodies.

    General characteristics of arctic species and their adaptations in the context of changes in climate and ultraviolet-B radiation levels

  • Notes on the weights and plumages of ducks in New Mexico.

    Aldo Leopold (Complete Bibliography)

  • Scientists and naturalists regularly visited the island for specimens, usually attempting to take a “series” of plumages (meaning 18 or more pelicans for each collector), and “sets” of eggs.

    History of Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge

  • Pheasants, delivered cold and limp from the hills, had been vested with new plumages of apple and parsnip.

    The Dragon’s Trail

  • Pheasants, delivered cold and limp from the hills, had been vested with new plumages of apple and parsnip.

    The Dragon’s Trail

  • Pheasants, delivered cold and limp from the hills, had been vested with new plumages of apple and parsnip.

    The Dragon’s Trail

  • Pheasants, delivered cold and limp from the hills, had been vested with new plumages of apple and parsnip.

    The Dragon’s Trail

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