- Plumage is defined as all of the feathers of a bird.
A parrot's feathers are an example ofplumage.
Origin: Middle English from Middle French from plume, feather: see plume
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- The covering of feathers on a bird.
- Feathers used ornamentally.
- Elaborate dress; finery.
Origin: Middle English, from Old French, from plume, plume, from Latin plūma.
- plumˈaged adjective
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