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[ploo-mij] /ˈplu mɪdʒ/

the entire feathery covering of a bird.
feathers collectively.
the layer of feathers covering the body of a bird

late 14c., “feathers,” from Old French plumage “plumage, appearance” (14c.), from plume (see plume (n.)).
The covering of feathers on a bird.


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