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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...
- Borrowed Plumage is a 1917 American silent comedy adventure film directed by Raymond B. West and starring Bessie Barriscale. It was produced by the Triangle...
- 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...
- Solid black plumage color refers to a plumage pattern in chickens (Gallus gallus domesticus) characterized by a uniform, black color across all feathers...
- Egrets /ˈiːɡrət/ are herons which have white or buff plumage, and develop fine plumes (usually milky white) during the breeding season. Egrets are not...
- peafowl constitute con****uous illustrations of the principle. The ornate plumage of pea****s, as used in the courting display, attracts peahens. At first...
- some Black Java hens with a **** with barred plumage and a single comb; he selectively bred for barred plumage and clean (featherless) legs.:68 His birds...
- dappled plumage, but in the winter they are white with some black feathers in their tails (British po****tions do not adopt a winter plumage). The species...
- A Plumage League to campaign against the excessive use of birds' feathers and plumage in ladies fashions was formed by Reverend Francis Orpen Morris and...
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