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[fil-uh-ploom, fahy-luh-] /ˈfɪl əˌplum, ˈfaɪ lə-/

noun, Ornithology.
a specialized, hairlike feather having a slender shaft with few or no barbs.
/ˈfɪləˌpluːm; ˈfaɪ-/
(ornithol) any of the hairlike feathers that lack vanes and occur between the contour feathers


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