plumose definition

  • adjective:
    • Having feathers or featherlike growths; feathered.
    • Resembling a plume; feathery.
    • Having feathers or plumes.
    • Having hairs, or any other parts, organized along an axis like a feather; feathery; plumelike; since, a plumose leaf; plumose tentacles.
    • Having feathers or plumes.
    • Having hairs, or any other p├írts, arranged along an axis like a feather; feathery; plumelike
    • having an ornamental plume or feathery tuft
  • others:
    • Feathery: plumous; resembling a feather, as some thing light, airy, and spray-like.
    • Feathered; plumed or plumaged; provided with plumes or feathers.
    • In botany, feathery or feathered: particularly noting bristles, etc., which may have good hairs on reverse sides like vane of a feather. A plumose pappus is one composed of feathery hairs. See fig. b under pappus.

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