Plumose meaning

plo͝omōs
Having feathers or featherlike growths; feathered.
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Resembling a plume; feathery.
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Having feathers; feathered.
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Like a feather.
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Having feathers or featherlike growths; feathered.
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Resembling a plume; feathery.
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Having feathers or plumes.
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Having hairs, or other parts, arranged along an axis like a feather; feathery; plumelike; as, a plumose leaf; plumose tentacles.
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Origin of plumose

  • Latin plūmōsus from plūma feather

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin plÅ«mōsus (“feathered"), from plÅ«ma (“feather"): compare French plumeux.

    From Wiktionary