Plumage - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈpluːmɪdʒ|  American pronunciation of the word plumage
Brit.  |ˈpluːmɪdʒ|  British pronunciation of the word plumage

noun

- the light horny waterproof structure forming the external covering of birds (syn: feather, plume)

Examples

The peacock has colorful plumage.

the parrot's brilliant blue plumage

...for their various and bizarrely shaped plumage, males of the bird of paradise species have few rivals...

...with its prismatic plumage, the ruby-throated hummingbird is one of our garden's most prized visitors...

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