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[ploo-meyt, -mit] /ˈplu meɪt, -mɪt/

adjective, Zoology.
resembling a feather, as a hair or bristle that bears smaller hairs.
/ˈpluːmeɪt; -mɪt/
adjective (zoology, botany)
of, relating to, or possessing one or more feathers or plumes
resembling a plume; covered with small hairs: a plumate seed


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