- Plumage is defined as all of the feathers of a bird.
A parrot's feathers are an example ofplumage.
plumage definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Middle English ; from Middle French ; from plume, feather: see plume
plumage definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- 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
plumage - Science Definition