[ in-doo-men-tuhm, -dyoo- ]
/ ˌɪn dʊˈmɛn təm, -dyʊ- /
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noun, plural in·du·men·ta [in-doo-men-tuh, -dyoo-], /ˌɪn dʊˈmɛn tə, -dyʊ-/, in·du·men·tums.Botany, Zoology.
a dense, hairy covering.
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Example sentences from the Web for indumentum
Nec mora, rex illam emancipauit, et insuper Dei famulo suum indumentum donauit.The Latin & Irish Lives of Ciaran|Anonymous
Calabre appears to have been a kind of fur: a document in Rymer, quoted by Ducange, speaks of an indumentum foderatum cum Calabre.The Vision and Creed of Piers Ploughman, Volume II of II|William Langland
British Dictionary definitions for indumentum
/ (ɪndjʊˈmɛntəm) /
noun plural -ta (-tə) or -tums
an outer covering, such as hairs or down on a plant or leaf, feathers, fur, etc
Word Origin for indumentum
C19: Latin, literally: garment
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