Plumage is defined as all of the feathers of a bird.
A parrot's feathers are an example ofplumage.
a bird's feathers, collectively
Origin of plumageMiddle English from Middle French from plume, feather: see plume
- The covering of feathers on a bird.
- Feathers used ornamentally.
- Elaborate dress; finery.
Origin of plumageMiddle English from Old French from plume plume from Latin plūma
(countable and uncountable, plural plumages)