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Definition 1: the light horny waterproof structure forming the external covering of birds - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for plumage in the sense of this definition

(plumage is a kind of ...) any covering for the body or a body part

(plumage is a kind of ...) material derived from animals

(... is a kind of plumage ) a feather covering the shoulder of a bird

(... is a kind of plumage ) any of the larger wing or tail feathers of a bird

(... is a kind of plumage ) long slender feather on the necks of e.g. turkeys and pheasants

(... is a kind of plumage ) the downy feathers of marabou storks are used for trimming garments

(... is a kind of plumage ) tuft of small stiff feathers on the first digit of a bird's wing

(... is a kind of plumage ) feathers covering the body of an adult bird and determining its shape

(... is a kind of plumage ) a supplementary feather (usually small) on the underside of the base of the shaft of some feathers in some birds

(... is a kind of plumage ) soft fine feathers

(plumage is a part of ...) the hollow spine of a feather

(plumage is a part of ...) the flattened weblike part of a feather consisting of a series of barbs on either side of the shaft

(... is part of plumage) warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings

(plumage is made of the substance ...) a fibrous scleroprotein that occurs in the outer layer of the skin and in horny tissues such as hair, feathers, nails, and hooves

(plumage is made of the substance ...) insoluble pigments that account for the color of e.g. skin and scales and feathers

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