[ joo-vuh-nl ]
/ ˈdʒu və nl /
the first plumage of birds, composed of contour feathers, which in certain species follows the naked nestling stage and in other species follows the molt of natal down.
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a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
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Origin of juvenal plumage
< Latin juvenālis youthful, equivalent to juven(is) young man or woman + -ālis -al1
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