The vivid colors of a parrot's plumage actually acts as camouflage in it's natural habitat of the rainforest.
A parrot's feathers are an example ofplumage.
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)