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Definition of Plumage

Plumage
Plumage Plum"age, n. [F., from plume a feather.] (Zo["o]l.) The entire clothing of a bird. Note: It consist of the contour feathers, or the ordinary feathers covering the head, neck, and body; the tail feathers, with their upper and lower coverts; the wing feathers, including primaries, secondaries, and tertiaries, with their coverts; and the down which lies beneath the contour feathers. See Illust. under Bird.

Meaning of Plumage from wikipedia

- Plumage (Latin: plūma "feather") is a layer of feathers that cover a bird and the pattern, colour, and arrangement of those feathers. The pattern and...
- Male peafowl are known for their piercing calls and their extravagant plumage. The latter is especially prominent in the Asiatic species, which have...
- In poultry standards, solid white is coloration of plumage in chickens (Gallus gallus domesticus) characterized by a uniform pure white color across all...
- Solid black plumage color refers to a plumage pattern in chickens (Gallus gallus domesticus) characterized by a uniform, black color across all feathers...
- The Bird with the Crystal Plumage (Italian: L'uccello dalle piume di cristallo) is a 1970 giallo film directed by Dario Argento, in his directorial debut...
- Lavender or self-blue refers to a plumage color pattern in the chicken (Gallus gallus domesticus) characterized by a uniform, pale bluish grey color across...
- 1811. No subspecies are recognised. A s****y eagle, it has dark brown plumage with white wings and tail, and yellow beak and talons. On average, it is...
- species often have extravagant plumage, but that is moulted in summer to give a more female-like appearance, the "eclipse" plumage. Southern resident species...
- the "non-breeding" plumage, or—in the Humphrey–Parkes terminology—"basic" plumage; breeding plumages or variations of the basic plumage are known under the...
- diseases, spot blotch, net blotch, and Septoria leaf blotch than 'Larker'. 'Plumage Archer' is an English malt variety. 'Pearl' 'Pinnacle', a variety released...
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