deplume definition by Webster's New World
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- deplumation noun
deplume definition by American Heritage Dictionary
transitive verb de·plumed, de·plum·ing, de·plumes
To pluck the feathers from.
Origin: Middle English deplumen, from Old French deplumer, from Medieval Latin dēplūmāre : Latin dē-, de- + Latin plūma, feather.
- deˌplu·maˈtion noun