"dealer in ornamental feathers," from French plumassier, from Middle French plumasse "plume of feather," from plume (see plume).

Nearby words

  1. plum curculio,
  2. plum duff,
  3. plum pudding,
  4. plum tomato,
  5. plumage,
  6. plumate,
  7. plumb,
  8. plumb bob,
  9. plumb joint,
  10. plumb line

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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