[ dee-ploom ]
/ diˈplum /
verb (used with object), de·plumed, de·plum·ing.
to deprive of feathers; pluck.
to strip of honor, wealth, etc.
Origin of deplume
Related formsde·plu·ma·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for deplumation
/ (diːˈpluːm) /
to deprive of feathers; pluck
to deprive of honour, position, wealth, etc
Derived Formsdeplumation, noun
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Medicine definitions for deplumation
[ dē′plōō-mā′shən ]
The falling out or loss of the eyelashes.
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