Definitions

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  • n. A feather which has a plumelike web, with the shaft of an ordinary feather.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A feather which has a plumelike web, with the shaft of an ordinary feather.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In ornithology, a feather of partly downy structure, possessing a pennaceous stem and a plumulaceous web. See feather.

Etymologies

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semi- +‎ plume

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