Definition of plumage noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈpluːmɪdʒ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpluːmɪdʒ//
[uncountable] Parts of animals
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the feathers covering a bird’s body to be in summer/winter plumage See related entries: Parts of animals Word Origin late Middle English: from Old French, from plume ‘feather’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: plumage